The Innovators Project

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How to Feed Our Growing Planet

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    Feed the World

    National Geographic explores how we can feed the growing population without overwhelming the planet in our food series.

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Phenomena

  • Explaining Stillbirth

    A new study on marmoset monkeys offers some hints about the causes of stillbirth.

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Latest Video

  • Dr. Jim Laurita at Hope Elephants on September 10, 2014, a day before his death.

    Elephant Caregiver Killed, Will Be Missed

    Dr. Jim Laurita, cofounder and elephant manager at Hope Elephants, was tragically killed September 10, apparently after being stepped on by one of the elephants at the facility. Video.

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    Be the First to Own Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

    The updated companion book to Carl Sagan's Cosmos, featuring a new forward by Neil deGrasse Tyson is now available. Proceeds support our mission programs, which protect species, habitats, and cultures.

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The Genographic Project

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    Genetics

    Learn about what's passed on from generation to generation with an interactive look at DNA.

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    Get Involved

    Support the Research of the Genographic Project