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 2018-06-18 15:00 

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Long-Lost Panda Relative Revealed by 22,000-Year-Old Fossil...

The weathered remains from a cave in China contain the world's oldest sample of panda DNA....

 2018-06-15 19:49 

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Where Did Soccer Start? Archaeology Weighs In....

"The idea of the team sport was invented in Mesoamerica."...

 2018-06-15 18:15 

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The Ocean Is Getting More Acidic—What That Actually Means...

Thanks to carbon emissions, the ocean is changing, and that is putting a whole host of marine organisms at risk. These scientists are on the front lines....

 2018-06-14 19:14 

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Why the Iceland National Team Has So Many Polish Fans...

For many Polish natives, this island nation is their second home....

 2018-06-14 18:08 

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Rare Bunny-Faced Mammal Captured on Video...

The tiny Ili pika faces many threats in their mountainous home of northwestern China....

 2018-06-14 18:00 

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Climate Change May Spark Global 'Fish Wars'...

Warming seas are driving commercial seafood poleward into waters controlled by other countries, setting up international conflicts....

 2018-06-14 17:46 

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Virunga National Park Sees Its Worst Violence in a Decade, Director Says...

Gunmen recently killed five rangers and a driver—the park's deadliest attack in recent history....

 2018-06-14 15:00 

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These 5 New Snake Species Suck Snails Out of Their Shells...

The names of the snakes were auctioned off, and funds from the event will go toward preserving some of the species....

 2018-06-14 13:41 

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Meet the Next Generation of National Geographic Explorers...

These six Explorers are using conservation, photography, science, and innovation to better understand our world and work toward improving it....

 2018-06-14 13:27 

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World's Oldest Rain Forest Frogs Found in Amber...

"It was exhilarating to hold these small fossils up to the light to reveal the frogs within."...

 2018-06-13 23:29 

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Why Rescued Kangaroo Joeys Need Handmade Pouches...

Orphaned joeys need care 24/7, as they would in a mother's pouch—here';s how caregivers mimic the marsupial experience....

 2018-06-13 20:31 

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Mars Rover Powers Down During Dust Storm—But It's Not Dead Yet...

A huge dust cloud has swallowed up a quarter of the red planet's surface, threatening NASA's Opportunity rover....

 2018-06-13 19:18 

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5 Surprising Raccoon Super Powers...

Though many see them as pests, these masked bandits have some pretty surprising skills....

 2018-06-13 17:55 

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Evian and Loop Industries: Starting a Revolution in Plastic Recycling...

Sponsor Content: Revolution in Plastic Recycling...

 2018-06-13 17:07 

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The West Antarctic Ice Sheet Seems to Be Good at Collapsing...

As it shrinks, sea level rises—and a new study finds it shrank dramatically even when Earth was not as warm as today....

 2018-06-13 17:04 

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These Soft, Magnetic Robots May One Day Crawl Inside Your Body...

Researchers think the robots could perform a number of medical treatments like delivering medication or taking samples....

 2018-06-13 15:30 

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Ancient Native American King's House Rediscovered in Florida...

Known from Spanish records, the once-lost structure belonged to Caalus, ruler of an indigenous people famous for resisting colonial missionaries....

 2018-06-13 10:01 

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32 Astonishing Photos From a Career Spent Underwater...

Photographer David Doubilet sets out to astound people with his images—and inspire conservation. See how in this retrospective photo gallery....

 2018-06-13 04:00 

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These Communities Turn Discarded Fishing Nets Into Carpets...

Explorer Heather Koldeway is helping people in the Philippines and beyond clean up ocean plastic, starting with ghost nets....

 2018-06-12 18:58 

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Where Women Must Defy the Odds to Become Scientists...

In their new documentary, Clare Feiseler and Gabby Salazar explore the lives of women working in science despite intense cultural and social barriers....

 2018-06-12 18:58 

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Thousands of Tiny Red Crustaceans Strand on California Beach...

Roughly the size of your thumb, pelagic red crabs are not true crabs....

 2018-06-12 09:00 

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These Fish Keep Forests Alive—And Fishing Threatens Them...

Scientists have found that many South American forests rely on large fish to transport their seeds—and that may put them at risk....

 2018-06-11 21:57 

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This Artist Used 25,000 Bottles to Build Brooklyn Bridge Replica...

The bottles were also part of a larger installation made by National Geographic explorer Asher Jay to draw attention to conservation issues....

 2018-06-11 21:48 

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These Are the First Jaguars Born in This Argentinian Wetland in Over a Century...

A pair of cubs was born in Iber National Park, and scientists are aiming to be as minimally invasive in their lives as possible....

 2018-06-11 17:49 

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Here's What It Really Means to Become a National Geographic Explorer...

These scientists, conservationists, storytellers, and educators are changing the world....

 2018-06-11 15:02 

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Africa's Oldest Trees Are Dying, and Scientists Are Stumped...

A mysterious killer is claiming the mighty baobab....

 2018-06-11 04:01 

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See Amazing Ocean Creatures That 'Glow'...

From coral to sea turtles, marine biologist David Gruber has found several biofluorescent marine species....

 2018-06-09 09:00 

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Why a Squirrel Stashed 50 Pounds of Pine Cones in a Car...

Many animals have discovered that human-made objects are even better than what's found in nature....

 2018-06-09 04:01 

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When, How Did the First Americans Arrive? It's Complicated....

The first Americans weren't one group of people; they arrived at different times, and likely by different methods....

 2018-06-08 23:02 

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How These Remote Locations Celebrate LGBTQ Pride...

Even at the ends of the Earth, LGBTQ communities are finding ways to celebrate one another....

 2018-06-08 20:28 

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No, Killer Dog Flu Isn't the Next Human Pandemic...

A study about a new strain of canine influenza made waves this week. Here's why claims about it triggering a human pandemic should give you pause....

 2018-06-08 18:09 

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These Millennial Monks Are Adapting to a Modernizing World...

Young Buddhist monks in Mongolia look to keep their religion alive by passing on their traditions to younger citizens....

 2018-06-08 17:33 

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Turtle Trafficker Sentenced, But Suspected Mastermind Still Not Charged...

Vietnamese man trading endangered hawksbill turtles was sentenced to more than four years in prison. The alleged kingpin has yet to be brought to justice....

 2018-06-08 17:07 

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This Lizard Has a Blue, Ultraviolet Tongue—Here's Why...

When threatened, the northern bluetongue skink brandishes its UV-reflective, cobalt tongue....

 2018-06-08 14:38 

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New Game Asks Players to Clean the Ocean of Plastic...

It also highlights pressing issues like warming oceans and coral bleaching....

 2018-06-08 13:32 

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For Cash and Pride, Replanting Canada's Forests by the Millions...

Each year, twenty-somethings from all over the world take on one of the most grueling yet satisfying summer jobs imaginable....

 2018-06-08 10:00 

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Why Humpback Whale Babies Whisper to Mom...

On World Oceans Day, we take a deeper dive into the fascinating world of marine mammals....

 2018-06-08 04:00 

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Musician Jack Johnson Wages War on Ocean Plastic...

The artist and surfer, who grew up in Hawaii, is driving awareness of ocean pollution....

 2018-06-07 19:10 

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This Baby Elephant Might Be Feeling 'Awkward'...

This seemingly strange behavior may be the baby elephant's version of feeling 'awkward'....

 2018-06-07 18:52 

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This Blood Test Could Predict When Babies Will Arrive Early...

Premature birth is one of the leading causes of infant mortality, and a new test could help doctors spot it....

 2018-06-07 18:00 

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Building Blocks of Life Found on Mars...

Two landmark discoveries reveal organic carbon on the red planet, shaping the future hunt for life on Mars....

 2018-06-07 16:58 

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Decapitated Snake Head Nearly Kills Man—Here's How...

Scientists warn that rattlesnakes can remain dangerous long after they are dead....

 2018-06-07 16:07 

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One of the Deepest Caves in the World is Even Bigger Than We Thought...

While trapped inside Mexico's Sistema Huautla by torrential flooding, cavers and scientists discovered new connections—expanding the map of the Western Hemisphere's deepest cave....

 2018-06-07 15:00 

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This Gasoline Is Made of Carbon Sucked From the Air...

A Harvard-affiliated Canadian company is making a liquid fuel that is carbon neutral, and they hope the economics will be in their favor....

 2018-06-07 15:00 

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Why Male Dolphin Buddies 'Hold Hands'...

Bottlenose dolphins in Australia call each other by name and touch frequently to maintain alliances with other males, a new study says....

 2018-06-06 21:14 

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Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell Set Historic Speed Record on El Capitan...

The expert speed climbers reached the top of Yosemite's grandest wall in under two hours—something never before accomplished....

 2018-06-06 18:52 

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Why This Huge Full Moon Seems to Be Falling From the Sky...

A video taken near a volcano may look like Hollywood at work, but it's really a great example of how science can mess with your mind....

 2018-06-06 18:00 

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High Seas Fishing Isn't Just Destructive—It's Unprofitable...

Government funds prop up more than half of fishing in the open ocean, a new study reveals....

 2018-06-06 17:00 

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Hurricanes Are Moving Slower—And That's a Huge Problem...

When tropical cyclones slow, they drop far more rain, sparking even more devastating floods. Future climate change is expected to slow them still more....

 2018-06-05 21:36 

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This Invention Helps Deep-Dwelling Fish Journey to the Surface...

Without the small, pressurized chamber, a fish's swim bladders likely wouldn't survive the ascent out of water....

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