Best of 2016!

Looking for some great reading material and ideas for gift-giving this holiday? Take a look at some of the best digital material the National Geographic Society published this year! Get Involved! The Society would not be able to exist without the generous donations and support from readers like you, which is why our new donation pages are a BIG deal. In a Society-wide collaboration effort, … Continue reading Best of 2016!

The Craigheads: Conservation, Controversy, and a Classic Nat Geo Story

Frank and John Craighead were National Geographic grantees and National Geographic magazine writers. Frank passed away in 2001 at 85, and his twin brother John passed away September 18th at 100 years old. Learn more about the Craigheads here. By Mark Jenkins for the National Geographic Timeline When, a few years ago, Audubon magazine included among its “100 Champions of Conservation” Frank and John Craighead, it … Continue reading The Craigheads: Conservation, Controversy, and a Classic Nat Geo Story

Weekly Warm-Up: Meet Juan José Valdés, Nat Geo’s Geographer

This profile of Nat Geo’s own rock-star geographer, Juan José Valdés, was written by former Nat Geo Intern Justin Fisch in June 2012. It’s as relevant and inspiring now as it was then. Look forward to a beautiful list of Juan’s favorite maps in Monday’s #TeachNatGeo post! What are the first two things you think about when you hear the words National Geographic? (After “geography education,” … Continue reading Weekly Warm-Up: Meet Juan José Valdés, Nat Geo’s Geographer

GeoPivot

This blog is written by National Geographic Education Social Media & Promotion Intern, Amelia Tidona, as a part of the Geography Awareness blog-a-thon.  GeoPivot is a fun, fresh, highly visual e-magazine with a focus on newcomers to geography and GIS. It is a place for students, young professionals, and career flippers to connect with each other and share stories about their geo journeys. A newly launched online magazine and community, … Continue reading GeoPivot

On Being a Geography Major

This blog is written by National Geographic Education Social Media & Promotion Intern, Amelia Tidona, as a part of the Geography Awareness blog-a-thon. For more information about Geography Awareness Week visit, http://ow.ly/qRPvt. Hey! It’s Amelia again, current Social Media & Promotion Intern for National Geographic Education.  As a recent college graduate coming from a small liberal arts school in rural upstate New York, I’ll admit the … Continue reading On Being a Geography Major