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4 days ago
Have you ever thought about how easy it is—or isn't—for you to access something as simple as shade?
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an hour ago
The Stasi files have provided crucial information—and resolution—not only for Germans under Stasi surveillance but for their children and grandchildren
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5 hours ago
The longfin inshore squid has long been an important organism in neuroscience research thanks to its giant axon—a nerve fiber that carries signals through the body
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7 hours ago
ICYMI: A study in Kenya found that hyena cubs infected with toxoplasmosis are more likely to approach—and get killed by—lions than their uninfected peers
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20 hours ago
What is @NG_PristineSeas founder @Enric_Sala's favorite shark? 🦈 "Hammerheads are distinctive, and tiger sharks are so powerful and elegant," he shared. "But my heart beat the fastest when a whale shark, the largest shark in the ocean, swam right past me in Costa Rica."
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@NatGeo
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13 hours ago
Learn more on the season premiere of #OverheardNatGeo!
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14 hours ago
In U.S. cities, tree shade is a privilege not everyone can access. Hear how activists are trying to make Los Angeles greener and healthier for all—and why the solution isn’t just to plant more trees—on #OverheardNatGeo
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13 hours ago
On the season premiere of #OverheardNatGeo, we explore how shade from trees is a privilege not everyone can access—and why the solution is more complicated than just planting more
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14 hours ago
In U.S. cities, tree shade is a privilege not everyone can access. Hear how activists are trying to make Los Angeles greener and healthier for all—and why the solution isn’t just to plant more trees—on #OverheardNatGeo
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16 hours ago
As one of America's oldest national parks, Yosemite is home to ancient giant sequoias and breathtaking waterfalls—that you can now experience in AR. Paid Content with @Hyundai
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National Geographic
18 hours ago
Keepers protect a baby elephant from the cold and rain with a custom-made raincoat in Nairobi National Park, Kenya
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19 hours ago
Florida is considering allowing limited catch of Atlantic goliath groupers—which can be eight feet long and weigh 800 pounds—but scientists argue their numbers are still too low to justify lifting the ban
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21 hours ago
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced tourist attractions and airports to rethink how people should queue up
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22 hours ago
How much faster, stronger, and better can humans get? From 2018: Science is helping to create new training methods and amazing performances by athletes such as swimmer Katie Ledecky
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23 hours ago
“We can raise a generation that has totally different buying habits than we had in the past.” Here’s how your family can shop sustainably this back-to-school season
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a day ago
Not only is it efficient and sustainable, cycling can be the perfect way to explore a city
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The tales from Marco Polo's 24-year odyssey from Venice to Asia and back again fascinated medieval audiences and fueled a growing curiosity about the world
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