The ‘Lord God bird’ is gone: An elegy for the ivory-billed woodpecker

Mammoth-elephant hybrids could be created within the decade. Should they be?

Mystery event caused shark populations to crash 19 million years ago

Why we explored two starkly different futures for the Earth in 50 years

How the dinosaur-killing asteroid primed Earth for modern life

Explore Nat Geo

  • Animals
  • Environment
  • History & Culture
  • Science
  • Travel
  • Photography
  • Space
  • Adventure
  • Video

About us


  • Magazines
  • Newsletter
  • Disney+

Follow us

Copyright © 1996-2015 National Geographic Society. Copyright © 2015-2016 National Geographic Partners, LLC. All rights reserved