Leading the Way: Meet the Next Generation of Explorers

Scientists, conservationists, storytellers, and innovators—National Geographic’s newly announced emerging explorers are making discoveries that will change the world. We’ll follow their progress over the coming year.

Arthur Huang Architect and engineer

Arthur Huang’s dreams are made of garbage. His latest? “A piece of trash that’s going to fly,” he says.

Huang’s dreams tend to become reality. This one is parked in his company’s top-floor office in Taiwan, and it’s called the EcoFighter—a two-seated aircraft with wings made of the material from recycled plastic bottles.

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