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National Geographic Celebrates National Park Service Centennial with Exclusive Interview with President Obama, New Photography Book, and More

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August 25 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. National Parks Service, and National Geographic is celebrating by offering audiences multiple ways to discover the parks and learn how to preserve them for future generations.

FOX Sports Supports and National Geographic honored as leaders in social responsibility on television

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At the Second Annual Social Good Awards Breakfast in New York City, Cynopsis Media recognized FOX Sports Supports as this year's "Social Good Shining Star," while awarding several honorable mentions to programming at National Geographic. The April 7th event honored the television industry's outstanding social responsibility initiatives, for which 21st Century Fox brands received seven nominations.

Big Cat Week in Europe: How a Sculpture, a Hashtag and Selfies Are Helping Nat Geo Save Big Cats Around the World

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Nat Geo Wild Europe launched its sixth annual Big Cat Week in February. Each year, Nat Geo Wild sheds light on the plight of big cats around the world with a week of premieres.

Neil deGrasse Tyson's Science Talk Show 'StarTalk' Returns for New Season on Nat Geo Channel

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Following a successful first season and an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Informational Series, Neil deGrasse Tyson's science-focused talk show StarTalk returned for its second season on 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel on Sunday, October 25.

National Geographic to Dedicate November to Climate Change Coverage

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As the global community prepares for the United Nations climate change conference beginning November 30 in Paris, National Geographic will dedicate its diverse portfolio of media properties to the coverage of climate change and climate science throughout the month of November.

National Geographic Channel Launches 'Expedition Granted'

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In an effort to push the boundaries of what defines exploration, the National Geographic Channel this week announced Expedition Granted, a nationwide competition in the U.S. to find and fund the next generation of explorers. The contest will accept project proposals from a range of disciplines, and the winner will receive a $50,000 grant toward his/her dream expedition.

Skype from the Top of the World

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We all know that Skype connects people to each other in new and exciting ways. However, British explorer Daniel Hughes recently took Skype to an even higher level when he made a Skype Video Call from the peak of Mount Everest – 8,848 meters above sea level.

The Arctic’s Youngest Explorer Makes a Skype Visit to Texas Classroom

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For the students in Jennifer Hurst’s 4th grade class, most of their own exploring occurs just around their neighborhoods nearby their hometown just outside of Austin, Texas.  So when they had the opportunity to have a Skype video call with Oli Milroy, the youngest member of the Arctic Jubilee Expedition, they were thrilled!

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