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The National Geographic Society uses the power of science, exploration, education, and storytelling to illuminate and protect the wonder of our world.

In this time of global uncertainty, we are increasing our efforts to support explorers, educators, storytellers, and learners. Scroll down below for relevant news, resources, and interactive content.


  • National Geographic Society's closures and event cancellations due to coronavirus. Read More.
  • Statement from the National Geographic Society on the 2020 GeoBee & GeoChallenge. Read More.
  • Meet the Africa cohort of National Geographic Photo Ark EDGE Fellows. Learn More.
  • Introducing our 2020 class of National Geographic Education Fellows. Read More.

Schools are closed. Learning is open.

There are many engaging, creative, and fun ways to learn at home. We invite you to explore curated collections of activities that have been developed for educators, parents, and caregivers to implement with K–12 learners anywhere, anytime. 

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New COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists

The National Geographic Society’s emergency fund will support journalists around the world who wish to safely cover COVID-19 within their own communities.

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