National Geographic Fieldwork

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See Bluestonehenge, the newly discovered site that archaeologists say was likely a key stop on the journey to the afterworld—and to Stonehenge itself—for many Stone Age Britons.

October 5, 2009
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They won't alter your mind, but the new glowing mushrooms make even scientists sound a bit psychedelic. Said one fungi expert, "When you look down at the ground, it's like looking up at the sky."

October 5, 2009
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See images of Ardi, the new human ancestor that could rewrite evolutionary theory. Updated.

October 1, 2009
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To help save South Australia's rare black-footed wallaby, researchers are taking joeys from the wild and placing them in surrogate pouches, encouraging wild moms to trigger "backup" pregnancies. Video.

September 24, 2009
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Move over, T. rex, there's something leaner. A newfound dinosaur is nearly identical to the king of the Cretaceous—but a hundred times lighter and 40 million years older.

September 17, 2009
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Why does Hierakonpolis, ancient Egypt's earliest city, contain tombs for baboons, elephants, cows, dogs, and cats? Archaeologists are uncovering answers.

September 16, 2009
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For the first time, a photographer has walked alongside Wyoming pronghorn on their annual treks, documenting the modern obstacles endangering the ancient migration.

September 11, 2009
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Global warming is putting the pika, a hamster-like mammal, in peril. High in the Colorado mountains, a National Geographic researcher is trying to find out why its numbers are falling. Video.

September 04, 2009
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On foot, photographer Joe Riis provides an intimate window on one of North America's longest annual migrations, which is increasingly threatened by fences and highways. Video.

August 13, 2009
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Two expeditions—including one that sets sail next week—will visit the Pacific Ocean's garbage patch this summer to call attention to millions of tons of plastic pollution.

July 31, 2009
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The July, 22, 2009, total solar eclipse, the longest-lasting of the 21st century, darkened the skies over some of Asia's most densely populated regions.

July 22, 2009
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Millions of people in densely populated regions from Shanghai to Bangladesh will be able to see the moon block out the sun for several minutes this Wednesday.

July 20, 2009
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Special fog-catching nets that can pull hundreds of gallons a day out of the air are helping conservationists in Peru bring water to rain-starved communities.

July 9, 2009
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A rain-starved community in Peru collects hundreds of gallons of water a day using special fog-catching nets.

July 9, 2009
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From "fairytale" landscapes to gonad-eating wolffish, little-seen corners and creatures have come to light during the 114 photo missions of the Wild Wonders of Europe project.

June 26, 2009

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