FROM FIRETO ICE

Geothermal scientist Andrés Ruzo is a restless spirit whose passion for science and adventure inspire him to go further and explore more. Follow Ruzo on his latest expedition: an epic trek to Iceland.

From Fire to Ice For Nat Geo Explorer Andrés Ruzo, making his mark in Iceland requires venturing far outside the heat of the Amazon to a wild wonderland he's only dreamed about.
A LOOK INSIDE ANDRÉS' JOURNEY
A Scientist's Voyage From the Peruvian Amazon to Nordic Iceland

Join National Geographic Explorer Andrés Ruzo on an exhilarating expedition to the land of fire and ice.
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Journey Through Iceland's Geothermal Mecca

Explore a surreal landscape shaped by volcanoes, wind, water, and ice with National Geographic Explorer Andrés Ruzo.
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Descend into the Heart of an Icelandic Volcano

Accompany National Geographic Explorer Andrés Ruzo on an only-in-Iceland voyage deep inside the Earth.
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Charting a Course for the Next Big Adventure

Discover how an epic journey to Iceland is inspiring National Geographic Explorer Andrés Ruzo to explore more.
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Andrés Ruzo

“In this age of information discoveries are not made in the black void of the unknown; but in the white noise of overwhelming data. Get out, be curious — we still live in a world where legends come to life!”

ANDRÉS RUZO

Andrés Ruzo is a scientist, author, science communicator, and educator, who believes that environmental responsibility and economic prosperity can go hand in hand, and uses science to unite both aims.

In 2011, Ruzo became the first geoscientist granted permission to study the sacred Boiling River of the Amazon. He is the Founder and Director of the “Boiling River Project,” a non-profit dedicated to understanding and protecting the Boiling River by bringing together modern science and traditional Amazonian knowledge.

Ruzo is a National Geographic Explorer, the host of NatGeo Latin America's new series "Misterios del Inframundo," and contributor to National Geographic Learning educational materials. He is also a TED Speaker and TED Book Author.

Ruzo holds degrees in Geology and Finance from Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX), where he is currently finishing a Ph.D. in Geology, focusing on Geothermal Sciences.

ERIKA BERGMAN UNDERSEA TO ABOVE THE TREES

This fearless explorer will leave her aquatic world behind to experience life in the treetops of a Costa Rican rainforest.

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CELEBRATING ENDLESS EXPLORATION

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