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Captain Paul Is Back In the Game Tonight on Wicked Tuna

It’s week two of the North Atlantic bluefin tuna season and Maine father/daughter operation Erin & Sarah tops the earnings after landing the highest quality fish last week while fishing against in the Gloucester fleet in his local waters off Pete’s hometown of Portland. But with the reputation as “the boat to beat,” Captain Pete…

Wicked Tuna Is Back Tonight for a 5th Season

Tonight, on an all-new season of Wicked Tuna, the fishermen of Gloucester, Massachusetts, are setting out on the first day of the North Atlantic Bluefin Tuna season, each with something to prove to the rest of the fleet and money to make. With the first fish of the season potentially worth up to $20,000 dollars,…

Create Your Own Wicked Tuna Fantasy Team

Want to get in on the high-stakes tuna fishing action? Now’s your chance. Head over to natgeotv.com/WickedTuna to create your own Wicked Tuna fantasy crew and compete with the fleet for leaderboard domination. Start by selecting your captain, your boat, and two crew members that you think will reel in the most fantasy points. You can…

Stunning Photos From Last Year’s “Wild to Inspire” Winner

  With just a few days to left to enter this year’s Wild to Inspire short film competition, we thought we’d share some breathtaking imagery from last year’s winner, Filipe DeAndrade. One lucky winner will get to share in Filipe’s once-in-a-lifetime experience and try their hand at filmmaking National Geographic style as they depart on an…

The Great Human Race: Science and Archaeology Experts Discuss Humankind’s Ancestral Journey

All people can trace their roots to the savanna of East Africa, home of one of the first members of the human species — Homo habilis. This Monday, in the series premiere of The Great Human Race, experimental archaeologist Bill Schindler and survival instructor Cat Bigney attempt to face what early humans did, as they…

It’s Our Birthday! Celebrating 15 Years of Science, Adventure, and Exploration

National Geographic Channel has been making explorers of us all — from the deepest depths of the ocean, to the inner workings of the brain, to inside access with the toughest law enforcement officials in the country, and to the edge of the universe. Exactly 15 years ago this week, on January 7, 2001, National…

Exploring the Call of the Wild

For the first time ever, more than half of us live in cities; and by the year 2030, it is estimated that 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas. We spend about 90% of our day indoors. But, switch on the TV and you’ll see an alternate universe where everyday people are…

What’s Happening at TCA? Wait, What is a TCA?

This afternoon we unveiled an exciting line-up of new specials and series at The Television Critics’ Association (TCA) press tour in Pasadena, CA. In case you were wondering, TCA is an organization of about 120 major television critics, reviewers and bloggers that get together twice a year to find out what cable and broadcast networks…

Exploring the Cult of Mary

The Virgin Mary is the most depicted and celebrated mother of all time. For two thousand years, she has been revered as the Blessed Virgin, the Queen of Peace, and the Mother of God. To truly understand the Virgin Mary however, we must understand the millions of believers who are devoted to her. National Geographic…

Earth’s Diminishing Water Supply and Budding Clean Technologies

Imagine a world without water. Frighteningly, a decreasing clean water supply is, in fact, a reality. Fortunately, innovators are tapping into some pretty promising emergent technologies that just might help prevent a planet-wide water crisis. This Sunday, on Breakthrough: Water Apocalypse, actress and director Angela Bassett crosses the globe to meet community members and innovators…