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Featured Land Explorers
Through grants and impact investments, the National Geographic Society supports an international community of scientists, educators, storytellers, conservationists, technologists, and many others.

Steve Boyes: Conserving and protecting Africa's wilderness

Arati Kumar-Rao: Documenting the slow violence of environment degradation

Jennifer Chavez-Miller: Teaching wonder, curiosity, adventure & empowerment

KM Reyes: Connecting communities to build a sustainable future

Tom Matthews: Exploring extreme weather & climate change

Steve Boyes: Conserving and protecting Africa's wilderness

Arati Kumar-Rao: Documenting the slow violence of environment degradation

Jennifer Chavez-Miller: Teaching wonder, curiosity, adventure & empowerment

KM Reyes: Connecting communities to build a sustainable future

Tom Matthews: Exploring extreme weather & climate change

Steve Boyes: Conserving and protecting Africa's wilderness

Arati Kumar-Rao: Documenting the slow violence of environment degradation

Jennifer Chavez-Miller: Teaching wonder, curiosity, adventure & empowerment

KM Reyes: Connecting communities to build a sustainable future

Tom Matthews: Exploring extreme weather & climate change

Watch Our Land Explorers in Action
Featured Program
Okavango Wilderness Project
Traveling by traditional canoes and equipped with cutting-edge research technology, Explorer Steve Boyes and team explore one of Earth’s last and greatest wilderness areas.
Latest Stories
Land Exploration
Can a new way to measure tropical rainforest vulnerability help save them?
Can a new way to measure tropical rainforest vulnerability help save them?
Florida enacts law to protect its wildlife corridors
Florida enacts law to protect its wildlife corridors
How America’s most endangered cat could help save Florida
How America’s most endangered cat could help save Florida
Inside the Ambitious Mission to Save Africa’s Okavango Delta
Inside the Ambitious Mission to Save Africa’s Okavango Delta
How Indigenous communities are working to save South American forests
How Indigenous communities are working to save South American forests

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