Last month, explorer Lee Berger and his team discovered Homo naledi—a new species of human ancestor—deep in a South African cave. After analyzing the fossils, we now have a better idea of how these ancient creatures moved around. #NalediFossils
Every now and then .....some MAD discoveries will be announced of our link to some APE families !!!!! PLEASE GIVE MANKIND A BREAK !!!!! WILL YOU. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC !!!!!!!!!! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH !!!!!! We can send men to the moon but we still cannot agree WHERE AND HOW MANKIND CAME FROM !!!!!! IT IS TIME THE SCIENTIFIC WORLD LEARN TO ACCEPT DEFEAT !!!!!! LEARN TO ACCEPT THERE IS A GOD BEYOND OUR UNDERSTANDING WHO INDEED CREATED US IN HIS LIVING IMAGE AND LIKENESS !!!!! Just ask ANY ASTRONAUT WHO LOOKED OUT OF THEIR SPACESHIP WINDOW TO SEE EARTH --- THAT AWESOME BLUE PLANET STAYS IN MIDAIR IN THAT DARK SPACE WE CALLED THE UNIVERSE !!!! HAVE WE EVER WONDER.....AMONGST ALL THE PLANETS IN THE UNIVERSE.......WHY WE ARE ALL LIVING HERE AND NOT SOMEWHERE IN AN UNKNOWN GALAXY THOUSANDS OF LIGHT YEARS AWAY !!!!!!!! BECAUSE THIS IS A VERY VERY SPECIAL PLACE WE ALL CALLED OUR HOME !!!!!!! THE ONE AND ONLY HOME WE SHOULD ALL CARED AND CHERISHED !!!!!!!!!! BUT MEN DESTROYED !!!!!!
Jason Mark, author of "Satellites In The High Country: Searching For The Wild In The Age Of Man," takes us on a journey across America in search of true wilderness. Speaking from his home in Oakland, California, he explains why he believes wilderness isn't a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit.
Today, the Chilean government announced that it has created the largest marine reserve in the Americas. The new area, called the Nazca-Desventuradas Marine Park, is now off-limits to fishing in an effort to preserve one of the planet's last pristine ocean ecosystems.
September 30, 2015 - Fewer than a hundred Sumatran rhinos remain in the wild. Recently declared extinct in Malaysia, the rhino is now found primarily on the island of Sumatra, in Indonesia. The young calf shown in this video was filmed at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Way Kambas National Park in 2012, just a few weeks after he became the fourth Sumatran rhino born in captivity in modern times. Named Andatu, he was also the first born in captivi...
National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek is retracing on foot our ancestors' migration out of Africa and across the globe. Starting in Ethiopia, he has covered 4,000 miles (6,437 km) in the past two years and is currently in the Republic of Georgia. We asked him a few questions about his experience so far, and he will be answering your questions during a live Twitter chat on October 7 at 11 am EDT using #NatGeoLive.