What Happened in Paris?

WORLD More than 125 people were killed, and nearly 100 critically injured in the largest terrorist attack in Europe in more than a decade. Here’s what we know, and what we don’t. (New York Times) Use our resources to learn more about Islamic State, the terrorist organization that claimed responsibility for the attacks. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including today’s … Continue reading What Happened in Paris?

Paris’ Doppelgänger

National Geographic Geography Intern Hadrien Picq is a recent geography graduate who grew up in periphery of Paris before escaping to California. He has a couple words of advice for those intending to visit the French’s capital: don’t feed the Parisians, prepare to be underwhelmed by the Mona Lisa, and take advantage of the high speed train to visit the countryside. Also, when ordering a … Continue reading Paris’ Doppelgänger

#GreatNaure: Natural Wonders Bucket List

This post was written by Jen Shook, Coordinator of Research, Conservation and Exploration at National Geographic. We’re sharing National Geographic staff and friends’ stories about nature to celebrate the Great Nature Project. To share your own nature photos of plants and animals with National Geographic, visit greatnatureproject.org.  What is on your bucket list? What do you most want to see and do before you die? Pinterest is … Continue reading #GreatNaure: Natural Wonders Bucket List