Digital Media Content Producer for National Geographic Channels

Discover Places and Animals Worth Saving This #EarthWeek

National Geographic’s #EarthWeek kicked off Sunday with the season premiere of Years of Living Dangerously featuring David Letterman, followed by Leonardo DiCaprio’s multi-year journey documenting climate change, Before the Flood. If you missed the premiere, Before the Flood is streaming for free online through November 7th.  All week long, discover what you need to know about the…

Now Streaming: Leonardo DiCaprio’s Documentary “Before the Flood”

From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, environmental activist, and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic…

Photographer’s Mission to Change the Way You Think About Sharks

When National Geographic photographers go on assignment, it’s not just a job—it’s a mission. Covering stories that are as urgent as they are timeless, they travel to every corner of the globe to show us what we need to know now, and change how we think about the world. In this episode of Mission Critical, award-winning…

Facing the “Anti-Everest” on Explorer: Point of No Return

A team of elite climbers must confront their personal demons of grief, doubt, and fear on a 150-mile journey from the sweltering jungle of Myanmar to a remote peak at the edge of the world. At the tail end of the Himalaya, Hkakabo Razi is reported to be the highest mountain in Southeast Asia, but…

Explore the Abandoned City of Pripyat 30 Years After the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

On the anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant explosion, explore what the evacuated town of Pripyat, Ukraine looks like 30 years later. Photojournalist Jon Brack traveled to Pripyat to document what the town looks like today. From an abandoned amusement park that was scheduled to open just five days after the disaster to an…

The Powerful Portrait of Earth That Changed a Generation’s Perspective

On December 24, 1972, a photo of Planet Earth from NASA’s last Apollo space mission helps mankind realize we’re all in this together. Within a few hours of leaving Earth, the astronauts were able to turn their cameras back around to see the whole illuminated globe and take one of the most iconic images of Earth,…

Think You Only Have Five Senses? Think Again

We’ve all heard of the illusive sixth sense, but have you ever thought about the eighth, ninth or 12th sense? The five senses you were taught as kids: touch, taste, sight, smell, and hearing were only the beginning. Ever thought about how you stay upright while walking? Or why certain noises induce a physical reaction?…

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Leap Day as Only an Astrophysicist Can

Any good gradeschooler knows how many days are in a year: 365. But that’s not quite the case. It takes Earth just a little bit more than 365 days to complete our orbit around the sun–about 365-and-a-quarter days. But 365.2422 doesn’t fly off the tongue so easy does it? So we stick with the old…

May the Fish Be With You

It’s week three of the North Atlantic bluefin tuna season, and while several boats in the Gloucester fleet look to keep their hot streaks going, others are off to a slow start and must rely on help from elsewhere to get their fishing back on track. Looking to distance themselves from the rest of their…

Why Is This Praying Mantis Wearing 3-D Glasses?

Looking into the eyes of the animal kingdom can teach us a lot about how we survive. The eye is an extraordinary part of our biological survival kit. From how it moves, to tracking other movement—when you study vision, you realize how much of what we’re seeing is an amazing creation of our nervous system.…