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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.
Who will win: a sea snake or a fish that is possibly a deadly stonefish?
National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey talks about capturing images of the recently-renamed mountain.
Beyond Denali, will these famous peaks have their indigenous names restored?
The iconic ship's discoverer, ocean explorer Robert Ballard, talks about what the future holds for the famous wreck.
Shocking destruction in the Syrian city of Palmyra is part of the militant group's ongoing campaign against archaeology.
Presidential trip to Arctic city highlights a region at risk – and tries to turn it into a climate-change moment.
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.
National Geographic’s Geographer explains what the change means and why it’s important.
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.
To biologists’ delight, the Azuay stubfoot toad, believed to be extinct after its last sighting in 2002, has just leapt back to life.
Fish and other creatures in remote stretches of the Colorado River are contaminated with levels of mercury and selenium known to harm wildlife.
Former National Geographic Traveler Editor Keith Bellows was “the Will Rogers of travel, a guy who never visited a place he didn’t like.”
“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.
National Geographic's photo community created haunting images for this Great Energy Challenge assignment.
Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour says politicians shouldn’t withhold bad news. People need to know so they can deal with it.
Hurricanes have largely avoided the U.S. coast since 2005, but there have been many serious storms and near-misses.