About the Program
The Explorers-in-Residence Program was created to enhance National Geographic's long-standing relationship with some of the world's best explorers and scientists. With the support of the National Geographic Society, explorers-in-residence develop programs and carry out fieldwork in their respective areas of study. Our explorers' groundbreaking discoveries fuel the kind of critical information, conservation initiatives, and compelling stories that are the trademark of the National Geographic Society.
Meet Our Explorers
Marshall dedicated his life to studying, exploring, and documenting animal life in the oceans and across the globe.
At the heart of our explorers program is the quest for knowledge through exploration and the people who make it possible.
Browse our different areas of exploration and discover the fascinating people behind the projects.
Our Explorers in Action
Meet female explorers who have pushed the limits in adventure, science, and more.