Can We Turn Earth Into a Spaceship?

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World ending disasters are common place in science fiction, and usually an inventive plan is required to save the day.

These Plants Eat Salamanders | National Geographic

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Pitcher plants like these are known to feast on insects like flies. However, at a bog in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario Canada, scientists have found many pitcher plants with a more ambitious diet.

What If You Were Sent Back To The Ice Ages?

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What would happen if you traveled to the ice ages? Would you be able to survive the earth in it's dangerous icy state?

How Sand Mining Destroys One Home to Build Another

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As Singapore dredges sand out from beneath Cambodia’s mangroves one woman is faced with the erasure of her beloved home.

How To Survive The First Hour Of A Nuclear Blast

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The situation has played out in TV and movies for years, but what should you really do if a nuke detonated near you?

Amphibians Face Mass Extinction as Fungus Spreads Across the World

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Results from a recent global survey of amphibians shows that chytrid fungus has threatened twice as many species than previously thought.

How to grow your own glacier

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Explore the ancient methods of growing glaciers, the homemade bodies of ice used as water sources, and how they can be used to combat climate change.

Why are earthquakes so hard to predict?

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Take a look at the theories behind why earthquakes occur, what makes them so hard to predict and the warning system technologies we rely on today.

Earth Hour 2019

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This toolkit contains assets which help raise awareness of the nature all around us, tools to empower you and the people around you to take action and advocate for this year's Earth Hour and beyond!

The Biggest Lie About Climate Change

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You were lied to about climate change.

This Is Why The Holidays Can Suck!

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Trying to be cheery might make you dreary!

The dangerous and daring race for the South Pole - Elizabeth Leane

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By the early 1900’s, nearly every region of the globe had been visited and mapped, with only two key locations left: the North and South Poles.

The Unique Wildlife of The Scottish Highlands

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Be transported to the frozen tundra of Scotland's Cairngorms National Park in this stunning short by filmmaker Max Smith.

Why Snakes Are Disappearing From Southeast Asia’s Largest Lake

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Some vulnerable species of water snakes are disappearing due to overfishing in the world’s most biodiverse lake—the Tonle Sap, in Cambodia.

What If The Sun Disappeared For One Month?

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What if the sun goes out right now?

What's a smartphone made of?

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As of 2018, there are around 2.5 billion smartphone users in the world. If we broke open all the newest phones and split them into their component parts, that would produce around 85,000 kg of gold, 875,000 of silver, and 40,000,000 of copper.

He Spent 40 Years Alone in the Woods, and Now Scientists Love Him

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Welcome to Gothic, Colorado-one of the coldest places in the United States. This ghost town has been abandoned since the 1920s, but there is at least one person who still calls it home.

Build Summer Underground Swimming Pool

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Today we built an Underground Swimming Pool. Its a hot season so we built a pool and continue with the construction of our Temple.

Inside the Mission to Save the Rare Helmeted Hornbill From Poachers

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What does it take to photograph the helmeted hornbill? Patience. National Geographic photographer Tim Laman teamed up with Rangkong Indonesia and spent months in the field just to get a glimpse of the extremely rare bird.

What If You Never Washed Your Hands?

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Do we need to wash our hands all the time?

What is the coldest thing in the world?

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The coldest materials in the world aren't in Antarctica or at the top of Mount Everest. They're in physics labs: clouds of gases held just fractions of a degree above absolute zero.