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the current ebola outbreak in the democratic republic of the congo has been declared a public health emergency
The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been declared a public health emergency of international concern.
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our moon is a more constant presence than the sun and yet it often goes unnoticed show us what the moon looks
Our moon is a more constant presence than the sun, and yet it often goes unnoticed. Show us what the moon looks like in your everyday life:
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do you choose planet or plastic share your voice and join a growing community of people who are reducing their
Do you choose Planet Or Plastic? Share your voice and join a growing community of people who are reducing their consumption of single-use plastic:
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gordon ramsay has a taste for adventure but even this daring chef went beyond his comfort zone at times while
Gordon Ramsay has a taste for adventure. But even this daring chef went beyond his comfort zone at times while globe-trotting in search of culinary inspiration. Here are his travel tips.
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incredible photos show multiple species pollinate the rare and enigmatic flower which is good news for the end
Incredible photos show multiple species pollinate the rare and enigmatic flower, which is good news for the endangered species.
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this newest version uses a mosaic of some 15000 images and detailed height measurements from nasas lunar recon
This newest version uses a mosaic of some 15,000 images and detailed height measurements from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter—which has surveyed the Moon's entire surface.
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the apollo project sparked a boom for aerospace contractors and transformed a quiet region of mostly orange gr
The Apollo project sparked a boom for aerospace contractors and transformed a quiet region of mostly orange groves into a technology and engineering hub.
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welcome to the new india hot and desiccated and wet and flooded all at once with the fates of 13 billion peopl
Welcome to the new India: hot and desiccated and wet and flooded, all at once, with the fates of 1.3 billion people and rich biodiversity hotspots riding upon increasingly unpredictable rains.
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in this sweet moment captured by your shot photographer anthony bucci a great grey owlet sleeps on a stump in
In this sweet moment captured by Your Shot photographer Anthony Bucci, a Great Grey owlet sleeps on a stump in Canada.
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over time carbon 14 decays in predictable ways allowing archaeologists to date sites and artifacts but there s
Over time, carbon-14 decays in predictable ways, allowing archaeologists to date sites and artifacts. But there's a catch.

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researchers found a vast network of ancient maya cities that was home to millions more people than previously
Researchers found a vast network of ancient Maya cities that was home to millions more people than previously thought.
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when scientists say bears are going extinct i want people to realize what it looks like says photographer paul
When scientists say bears are going extinct, I want people to realize what it looks like," says photographer Paul Nicklen, who captured this gut-wrenching footage in the Baffin Islands.
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its hard for an individualor a countryto evolve past discomfort if the source of the anxiety is only discussed
“It’s hard for an individual—or a country—to evolve past discomfort if the source of the anxiety is only discussed in hushed tones.”
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sea turtles are one of a small number of species alive today that once roamed with dinosaurs as far back as 15
Sea turtles are one of a small number of species alive today that once roamed with dinosaurs, as far back as 150 million years ago. Happy #WorldTurtleDay!
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we depend on plastic now were drowning in it planetorplastic
We depend on plastic. Now, we’re drowning in it. #PlanetOrPlastic
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koko the gorilla pictured here on the october 1978 cover of national geographic has died at 46
Koko the gorilla, pictured here on the October 1978 cover of National Geographic, has died at 46.
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in the june issue we uncover how too often the wildlife tourism industry caters to people s love of animals bu
In the June issue, we uncover how too often, the wildlife tourism industry caters to people's love of animals, but leads to suffering behind the scenes. #NatGeoWildlifeTourism
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climbers david lama hansjoerg auer and jess roskelley were believed to have been attempting a notorious route
Climbers David Lama, Hansjoerg Auer, and Jess Roskelley were believed to have been attempting a notorious route called M16 in Canada when an avalanche swept down a nearly 11,000-foot peak.
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live in london for the launch of endplasticwastes global effort to curb plastic pollution sponsored endplastic
LIVE in London for the launch of @EndPlasticWaste’s global effort to curb plastic pollution #sponsored @EndPlasticW…
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the music legend discusses his passion for the environmentand how national geographic inspired his song writin
The music legend discusses his passion for the environment—and how National Geographic inspired his song writing.
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