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Scientists are enjoying a surprising benefit of the reduction in human activity in 2020.
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What does cutting down trees have to do with global pandemics like the coronavirus? Click this link to find out.
Did you know you can tap into the webcams at The Smithsonian National Zoo? See how animals—large and small—typically spend their days.
Explore Mount Everest like a pro climber. See everything from the base camp to the summit thanks to innovative 360° camera equipment.
|Dogs can already sniff out various diseases and infections, and researchers think that this skill can successfully aid in the early diagnosis of COVID-19.|
Read about our ongoing space exploration in the midst of a pandemic and why it matters.
Nature is important to humans in some very practical ways. Read about some of the technological advances the animal world has given us.
Watch: What if we could harness the power generated by waves to restore eroding shorelines? Designer Skylar Tibbits and his team are testing the theory.
Explore some of National Geographic’s highlighted adventure photos.
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Two 6th graders from Florida won their school $100,000 by developing a piece of technology that will help prevent flash floods.
As much as humans have shaped nature, nature has also shaped the course of human history. Read more about how hurricanes affect us.
House cats, rats, and pigs—oh my! These creatures are way smarter than you think.
|See Earth like never before while also hearing first-hand accounts about the awe-inspiring view of our planet from space.|
Researchers at the Caltech Brain Imaging Center found that participants in a study were more likely to gamble when they saw peers doing so.
Diane Ackerman contemplates the wildlife that creeps into our urban habitats.
Survival experts discuss what the Thai soccer team that was trapped in a cave did right to get through the two weeks before they were rescued.
It may seem obvious that nature benefits humans, but you might be surprised to learn how much!