Children in India Climb 40 Foot Well During Water Shortage

See what these young girls have to go through just to collect some water and how it's endangering their lives. 

Experience the Splendour of Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Discover the remarkable Great Barrier Reef - not a single reef but a group of more than 2,800 distinct entities that stretches over 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometres) north to south and covers some 135,000 square miles in total.

Watch Tiny Flamingo Hatch in Exclusive Time-lapse Video

Watch time-lapse images of a Caribbean flamingo chick hatching at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The hatchling is part of the zoo’s conservation programme.

Prime Time TV

HOSTILE PLANET

Hostile Planet

Watch the trailer here

This new six-part show from National Geographic showcases the lives of the animals that have adapted to the cruellest evolutionary curve-balls. Premieres on NatGeo Sunday 28th April. 

101 VIDEOS

Environment
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Light Pollution 101

Ever since the light bulb's invention 150 years ago, artificial light has illuminated homes, streets, and skies -- but with some unintended consequences. Learn about the major types of light pollution, their impact on human health, and how the worldwide glow from artificial light may continue to grow.
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Dark Universe 101

Of all the great unknowns in outer space, the dark universe might just be the most mysterious. Learn the basics of dark energy and dark matter and how scientists study this nearly undetectable realm of the cosmos.
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Human Origins 101

"The story of human evolution began about 7 million years ago, when the lineages that lead to Homo sapiens and chimpanzees separated. Learn about the over 20 early human species that belong in our family tree and how the natural selection of certain physical and behavioural traits defined what it means to be human."

Tigers 101

Tigers are icons of beauty, power, and the importance of conservation. Learn five surprising facts about these striped felines, including how large the cats can be, an adaptation some developed for swimming, and how much wild tiger populations have declined. February 2019 is National Geographic's Big Cat Month: found out more about it here: www.savearchie.com  

Internet 101: everything you wanted to know about the origins of the transformational technology

Few technological innovations in history have made as much of an impact as the Internet. Learn about the predecessor of the Internet, called ARPANET; how text, audio, and video messages are transmitted through the Internet; and how this transmission of information has changed the lives of billions around the world.

Alcohol 101

The earliest known alcoholic beverage dates back to about 9,000 years ago. Find out which civilisations produced the first beers, wines, and spirits; the chemistry behind alcohol's mind-altering effects; and the surprising ways alcohol has influenced culture.