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Preserving Our Nights Skies: A Mission Beyond the Stars

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When was the last time you gazed up at the stars of the night sky? Imagine if future generations didn’t have access to that wonder? Light pollution impacts 80% of humanity, and it can have serious impacts on our health and the planet. Here are the people working to save our dark skies and the easy ways you can make a positive impact too.

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11 minutes

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The Planet’s Unsung Hero, the Dung Beetle

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There’s a remarkable reason why there is not dung everywhere in our world. Think about it: the multitudes of creatures on this planet produce a lot of waste! So, what happens to all of it? Well, let us introduce you to one of the planet’s greatest unsung heroes, the dung beetle! Get ready to be astonished.

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32 minutes

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Exploring The Legacy Not Left Behind

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We may not get to go back in time to relive some of the planet’s wonders lost to human influence, but this is the story of a rare moment we get to catch a glimpse of the past to help us learn for the future.

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15 minutes

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Say Hello Best Way to Get Around in the Snow

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Think you know all you need to know about dog sledding? Our relationship with these pups has altered history and has been one of the most unfailing and versatile forms of transportation for thousands of years. Here are a few fascinating stories…

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9 minutes

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How Cambodia’s Ancient Temples Can Help Us Plan for the Future

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The ancient temples of Angkor are some of the most beautiful in the world. They are the symbols of a once thriving empire. But the stories they tell go far beyond the ancient past, giving us a roadmap to ponder for our future.

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30 minutes

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Adventure to the Island that Came Back from Extinction

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Can we really save an entire ecosystem when it is nearly hunted to extinction? We can! Let’s adventure to an island of survival where life is once again finding a way.

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20 minutes

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Preserving the Cultural Heritage of Rapa Nui

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Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is well known for its Moai. While many go to see these incredible stone statues that tower over the landscape, few are introduced to the rich culture they represent. This is the story of that culture and the people working to preserve it!

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15 minutes

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Bringing Bangladesh to the Top of the World

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Climbing to the highest peak of every continent is no small feat. So what does it take for a person to conquer the Seven Summits? For Wasfia Nazreen, it began with a mission to put her country on the map and fight for the empowerment of women.

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11 minutes

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Surprise! Those Are Worms, Not Stars

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Welcome to the luminescent ceiling of New Zealand’s Waitomo Caves. It may look like the lights of another solar system, but in reality, it’s home to thousands of wriggling carnivorous glow worms.

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15 minutes

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The Last Hallucinogenic Honey Hunters of Nepal

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What could come from documenting some of the most remarkable human traditions? Today we head to breathtaking heights on the steep cliffs of Nepal and have the privilege of looking behind the scenes of what’s said to be the last traditional hallucinogenic honey harvest. You won’t want to miss this!

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8 minutes

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A Fascinating, Long Winded History

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You’ve most likely seen the new generation of wind turbines twirling happily in the distance, but do we know how crucial these contraptions have been to humankind for thousands of years? Let’s rediscover the power of the wind.

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8 minutes

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Discovering the Life Flowing through the Grand Canyon

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The natural wonders of the world have a lot more to offer than just beauty! Let’s discover what we can learn from the river that flows through the Grand Canyon and the people who live in its surrounding area. How are they connected?

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10 minutes

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How to Get Better at Just About Anything!

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Are you practicing correctly? Can you even learn a new skill as you age? Why is practice even important? Our brains are capable of a lot, especially if we know the best way to teach them!

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9 minutes

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The Ocean Sunfish: A Peerless Giant of the Sea

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If you need a daily dose of wonder to keep you going through all the bad news, look no further than the Ocean Sunfish!

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19 minutes

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Paragliding: Seeing a Place, Leaving No Trace

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Want to walk a little taller today? Keep in mind that things are often only as bleak as our singular perspective is narrow! Here’s wonder exposed by a new point of view!

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5 minutes

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This Tree Can Grow 40 Different Fruits!

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Today on EWC we take a look at a pretty funky topic: Sam Van Aken’s Tree of 40 Fruits! This tree grows not one, but (you guessed it) 40 different varieties of stone fruit! How amazing! But how could this be? Read more to find out!

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19 minutes

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How Photography Can Impact Conservation

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Head to Yellowstone National Park to get an up-close look at one of America’s great migrations as nobody had ever seen it before!

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6 minutes

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Great Photographers on What Makes an Iconic Image

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What makes an image iconic, even life changing? Hear some of the world’s best photographers talk about powerful photography and how it connects us!

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20 minutes

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A Giant Oceanic Manta Ray of Hope

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Here’s what can happen when dedicated people find their passion, use it to protect a natural wonder, and expand us all with their work. (Wait till you see this stunning videography!)

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13 minutes

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Beware! Crab Crossing Ahead!

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Once a year on Christmas Island, the ground becomes a sea of crustaceans as the islands red crabs make one of the most amazing migrations in the world!

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15 minutes

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Keeping Tradition Alive in the Scottish Isles

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How do we keep traditions alive in this era? On the isle of Harris, the production of Harris Tweed is breathes life into old ways. Take a journey with us and explore this beautiful culture and the landscape that inspires it!

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20 minutes

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Nat Geo Photographer’s Tales: Leopard Seals and Penguins

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Ever see a breathtaking photo from the natural world and wonder how they got that image? Often the backstories are even better than the photograph! Listen to the remarkable tales from a Nat Geo photographer and you will be transformed.

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14 minutes

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An Adventure in Urban Wildlife

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The words “urban wildlife photography” may seem boring, perhaps pictures of squirrels or pigeons. It turns out, the animals that call our cities home have a lot to teach us!

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4 minutes

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Meet the Aardwolf!

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Have you heard about a remarkable creature called the aardwolf? What are they, some kind of aardvark wolf hybrid? Let us introduce you to another of the planet’s awesome animals!

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20 minutes

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Biking for Equality in Afghanistan

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Can a bike break down cultural barriers? Cyclist and National Geographic Adventurer Shannon Gilpin takes us to Afghanistan where she is helping to break down barriers to equality one bike ride at a time!

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11 minutes

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How Blue Whale Poop Changed This Scientist’s Life

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The study Whale Poop may not sound like life changing science, but for this scientist, it not only changed her life, it shifted the way we think about one of the planet’s most remarkable species and the ways we study them!

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35 minutes

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Exploring Wild_Life and Celebrating Natural Wonder

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Check out this incredible new web series from National Geographic! wild_life with Bertie Gregory heads to the Pacific Northwest for a new take on documenting our planet’s amazing natural wonders!

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40 minutes

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Life Lessons from Asia’s Forgotten Mountain

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Trying to summit Hkakabo Razi, the tallest mountain in Southeast Asia, was a monumental adventure. Here’s the incredible story with a few life lessons for all of us along the way!

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12 minutes

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Finding Human Ancestors and Shifting Perspectives

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The discovery of Homo Naledi, a new human ancestor, was a momentous occasion. It not only shifted our understanding of our origins, it also changed the way we conduct and talk about scientific research!

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