The National Geographic Society is a charitable experimental and instructive association devoted to investigating our planet, ensuring untamed life and living spaces, and guaranteeing that understudies in K-12 are geologically educated.
For very nearly 130 years, we have supported earth shattering researchers and pilgrims and imparted their discoveries to the world. We supported Hiram Bingham as he brought back stories of Machu Picchu, reported Robert Ballard's journey to locate the Titanic, and upheld Jane Goodall's investigation of chimpanzees. There were 33 unique originators in 1888. In spite of the fact that Alexander Graham Bell is now and then talked about as an organizer, he was really the second president, chose on January 7, 1898 and serving until 1903.Our travelers keep on pushing the limits of information. To date, we've given out more than 12,000 awards to researchers and protectionists whose work is having a genuine effect on the planet. Every year, our Emerging Explorers program perceives and bolsters exceptionally talented and motivating trend-setters who are as of now having any kind of effect at a very early stage in their vocations.
We bolster basic activities like the Big Cats Initiative, which is attempting to stop the decrease in populaces of enormous felines in the wild; and the Pristine Seas venture, which has secured 3 million square kilometers of the sea's last wild places.
Also, with our planet's future in question, we're centered around the gatekeepers of that future: our youngsters. Our instruction programs give instructors the apparatuses they have to draw in children of any age, uncover our interconnected world, and move new eras of natives and adventurers.Read More»