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3 Pacific Cyclones, A Hurricane off Africa: What's Going On?

September 1, 2015 - 3:03pm
The weather seems to be going haywire, with three simultaneous category 4 cyclones in the Pacific and what could be the easternmost hurricane to make landfall in the Atlantic.
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What Happens When Two of Ocean's Most Venomous Creatures Fight

September 1, 2015 - 2:28pm
Who will win: a sea snake or a fish that is possibly a deadly stonefish?
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This Is Denali, Up Close and Spectacular

September 1, 2015 - 1:45pm
National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey talks about capturing images of the recently-renamed mountain.
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4 Other Mountains Native Americans Would Like to Rename

September 1, 2015 - 10:00am
Beyond Denali, will these famous peaks have their indigenous names restored?
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Preserving Humanity’s Cultural Legacy

September 1, 2015 - 8:43am
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New Plans Could Protect the Titanic, 30 Years After It Was Found

September 1, 2015 - 8:33am
The iconic ship's discoverer, ocean explorer Robert Ballard, talks about what the future holds for the famous wreck.
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Here Are the Ancient Sites ISIS Has Damaged and Destroyed

September 1, 2015 - 8:32am
Shocking destruction in the Syrian city of Palmyra is part of the militant group's ongoing campaign against archaeology.
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Why Obama Is the First President to Visit the Arctic

September 1, 2015 - 8:18am
Presidential trip to Arctic city highlights a region at risk – and tries to turn it into a climate-change moment.
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Why Louder Electric Cars Could Be Bad News for Birds

August 31, 2015 - 1:00pm
Pending U.S. rules would make quiet cars louder, but new research shows that the hum of engines and tires can ruin the avian dining experience.
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McKinley vs. Denali: Who Decides Names on a Map?

August 31, 2015 - 11:30am
National Geographic’s Geographer explains what the change means and why it’s important.
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This Week's Night Sky: Best Time to Spot Distant Neptune

August 31, 2015 - 10:45am
The moon points the way to Uranus and the Crab Nebula and makes a pretty pattern with a pair of objects in Taurus, the bull.
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'Extinct' Toad Rediscovered in Ecuador

August 31, 2015 - 6:00am
To biologists’ delight, the Azuay stubfoot toad, believed to be extinct after its last sighting in 2002, has just leapt back to life.
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Even the Bottom of the Grand Canyon is Now Contaminated

August 31, 2015 - 6:00am
Fish and other creatures in remote stretches of the Colorado River are contaminated with levels of mercury and selenium known to harm wildlife.
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Keith Bellows: In Memoriam

August 30, 2015 - 6:21pm
Former National Geographic Traveler Editor Keith Bellows was “the Will Rogers of travel, a guy who never visited a place he didn’t like.”
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Keith Bellows, Award-Winning Editor of National Geographic Traveler, Dies

August 30, 2015 - 2:53pm
“A giant in the world of travel journalism,” Bellows was dedicated to cultivating travel as a powerful way to teach people about the world’s cultures and economies.
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Pictures: A World Without Energy

August 30, 2015 - 6:00am
National Geographic's photo community created haunting images for this Great Energy Challenge assignment.
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What Hurricane Katrina Can Teach Us About Leadership

August 30, 2015 - 6:00am
Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour says politicians shouldn’t withhold bad news. People need to know so they can deal with it.
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Ten Years of Hurricanes and Tropical Storms in One Graphic

August 29, 2015 - 12:11pm
Hurricanes have largely avoided the U.S. coast since 2005, but there have been many serious storms and near-misses.
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