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TONIGHT: Follow Ivory’s Bloody Trail to the Doorsteps of Africa’s Most Notorious Militias

Ivory poaching. The broad strokes of this tragedy are well known: in the last three years, upwards of 100,000 African elephants have been slaughtered for their tusks. If this death rate continues, the entire species will be extinct within the next two decades. But the carnage doesn’t end with the elephants. In a worldwide exclusive,…

Exposing the Illegal International Ivory Trade on World Elephant Day

After a five-year hiatus, National Geographic Channel, in conjunction with National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Studios, relaunches the critically acclaimed documentary series Explorer as a monthly series this August. The series opener, Explorer: Warlords of Ivory, premieres Sunday, Aug. 30, at 8/7c, taking an in-depth look at the devastating effects of the global illegal…

Wicked Alliances on the High Seas

Last season’s champion, captain Greg Mayer and the Fishin’ Frenzy crew are the top earners in the Outer Banks’ bluefin tuna fleet. Their lead is only a slim margin over local rivals Charlie and Jake Griffin, of father-and-son operation Reels of Fortune. The Griffin boys, with a $10,000 boat repair bill still hanging over their heads,…

Calling All Elephant Lovers! Announcing the #RallytheHerd PSA Contest

Nat Geo WILD, the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) have partnered up and launched the Rally the Herd public service announcement contest, to raise awareness to the plight of the African elephant.  Poachers kill as many as 35,000 elephants each year in Africa, and other threats such as habitat…

Dr. Scott Sims, We Will Never Forget

Nat Geo WILD is sorry to share the news that, along with our friends at Endemol Shine North America, we lost a dear member of our family yesterday. Dr. Scott Sims, star of our popular Aloha Vet series, passed away in his beloved Hawaii after a short battle with cancer. Famous for answering calls day and night to care…

New Adventure Series Yukon River Run Premieres Tonight

Venture deep into the Alaskan wilderness with a group of brave adventurers who descend upon the mighty Yukon River on log rafts each year to make a living by selling wood and supplies to remote villages along the riverbank. In each episode of the new adventure series, Yukon River Run, premiering Monday, July 20, at…

Teaching Kids About Real Angry Birds

Laura Kromer is a retired medical professional and hands on grandmother, living in rural Georgia. She is a freelance writer and contributor for the family and lifestyle blog About a Mom. Like most kids, my granddaughters are really into the Angry Birds game and pretty much all things Angry Birds. I don’t mind so much,…

Documenting Life & Science in the Isolated Antarctic Outpost Scott Base

Antarctica is a continent that is entirely focused on science. Every single Antarctic resident is either engaged in pivotal scientific projects to learn more about the planet, or supporting this research. Between the extremes of the harsh continent itself and the focused dedication of the communities around the work, life on an Antarctic base is…

Discover the Hidden Lives of Animals With Crittercam

Animal Cam exposes the hidden lives of animals like never before… from their point-of-view. Cutting-edge cameras strapped to various animal species reveal new and fascinating behavior, all from the animal’s perspective. Learn More About Crittercam technology >> Each creature takes viewers along for a ride in their world—from Florida swamps, to African plains, all the way…

He Named Me Malala: An Intimate Portrait of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

  “One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai National Geographic Channel has joined forces with Fox Searchlight Pictures for the global theatrical release of Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim’s upcoming feature documentary HE NAMED ME MALALA, an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai,…