Sizing Up Sharks, the Lords of the Sea

Sharks range in size from the largest fish on the planet to the length of your palm. See how you compare to some of these vulnerable predators that are so crucial to the ocean's health.

Sharkfest: Documentaries To Sink Your Teeth Into

Forget about a bigger boat. You’re going to need an entire fleet to take on the feeding frenzy, as the biggest Sharkfest ever takes a gigantic bite out of July!
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Photograph by Gordon Gahan, National Geographic Image Collection

Where our water goes

Water, water everywhere?
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Water, water everywhere?

Could a famously rainy country like the UK really run low on water? Through a combination of climate change and population growth—it might.
Making the most of our wet weather (while we can)
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Making the most of our wet weather (while we can)

With predictions that we could face national water shortages within 25 years, what can we do to stop the UK from running out of water? 
United Kingdom Water Crisis
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United Kingdom Water Crisis

Notorious for being a particularly rainy nation, the UK has no need to worry about its water supply. But is that actually the case?

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National Geographic Magazine
July 2020
The Great Mystery of Everest
by Mark Synott
Amongst the high winds and thin air of the world's highest mountain lies the answer to a question that could re-write history.
Photograph by Renan Ozturk

Somewhere on Everest is the answer to a question that has haunted mountaineering for almost a century. 

It has compelled countless climbers ever on in search of it, risking life in the death zone, uncovering tantalising clues from history as they go. Now, with new evidence in hand, this team sets out beyond the summit to try and solve the world's highest mystery once and for all. 

This special edition of National Geographic reports from the Himalayas.

Water: a looming crisis The Indus is fed by glacial melt high in the Himalayas, and supports hundreds of millions of people. What will happen as the glaciers diminish?
The ghost of the mountains how new technology is bringing the elusive snow leopard into view
The world’s highest weather station the expedition to install climate monitoring across Everest promises new insight, and fresh challenges

Also in the July 2020 edition of National Geographic:

COVID-19 hits Kenya | Weathering the new normal | Artificial glaciers


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Snow leopards | Pathogens | Cotton | COVID-19 in Kenya | DIY glaciers | Everest 
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World-renowned travellers reveal the journeys that made the biggest impact on their lives

A host of household names reveal how travel has shaped their lives. From encounters with locals to gruelling expeditions, some destinations have the ability to transform us. Join us as we celebrate power of place.

How I got the shot: Karolina Wiercigroch on capturing nomadic life in Kyrgyzstan

On her latest assignment for National Geographic Traveller Food, Karolina travelled through remote landscapes in the Kyrgyz mountains, capturing the culinary rituals of the region’s nomadic population. We caught up with her to find out how she did it.

A journey through Lewis and Harris, the wild heart of Scotland's Outer Hebrides

The island of Lewis and Harris is home to an unfathomable number of shades of blue, from the sea to the sky. Perhaps that’s what calls so many natives back to the Scottish isles. And why the world wants to get its hands on their famous tweed.

Photo story: from barley fields to whisky barrels in rural Scotland

Large swathes of the Scottish countryside are coated in golden barley fields — an ancient, humble crop that's key to producing the country's legendary whisky. 

Nine chefs and food writers share their summer favourites

Sate your wanderlust and be transported from your kitchen to a place in the sun. Here, culinary experts including José Pizarro and Romy Gill share the beloved summer flavours they’ll never forget.

From my city to yours: Detroit through the eyes of Motown musician Omar Aragonés

Omar is Detroit born and bred, and the love he feels for his city goes hand in hand with his passion for music. From listening to live music at Cliff Bell’s to dining at Supino Pizzeria, he reveals how best to get under the skin of Michigan’s largest city.