Go behind the scenes as conservationists release a captive-bred giant panda into China's bamboo-covered mountains for the first time.
Hear an Everest guide describe the rescue of an ailing climber who had been left for dead and was found hallucinating on a narrow ridge at 28,000 feet (8,534 meters).
Huge hordes of jellyfish are plaguing Mediterranean beaches, stinging tens of thousands of vacationers. Experts blame the invasion on warming seas and overfishing of the jellies' competitors.
This week: Interview with Snakes on a Plane wrangler, snake threat helped eyes evolve, ancient embryos x-rayed, U.S. lags behind in acceptance of evolution, more.
Boaters on the Suwannee River are having close encounters with curious creaturesgiant Gulf sturgeon that leap out of the water for reasons scientists don't understand.
Watch as a lone male bird tries to steal a meal from another family's turf and winds up locked with another male in a whirling dive bomb.
Take a trip down the Orinoco, and get an inside look at the diversity of life sustained by this vital and vibrant river.
Watch one of Alaska's famous rites of summer, as sockeye salmon face hungry bears and steep falls to mate in the upstream waters where they were born.
Thousands of snakes are shipped by air every week in the U.S. We ask the experts how they keep this creepy cargo from re-creating the mayhem of the new movie Snakes on a Plane.
An unusual sight livened the sunset for scientists working in one of the coldest places on Eartha rare nacreous cloud, which form only at extremely icy temperatures.
Global warming may be a worldwide buzz kill, but it hasn't stopped canny entrepreneurs from launching a new beer brewed with water melted from Greenland's ice cap.
Join National Geographic on a 2002 assignment to explore Fidel Castro's Cuba, which has been closed to U.S. visitors for decades.
If you think you know the meaning of "night life," then you haven't gone scuba diving off the Florida Keys after dark. Join divers as they take in the evening show that is the ocean at night.
A new study reports that the much loved landscapes of Yellowstone, Yosemite, and ten other U.S. national parks are at grave risk due to climate change.
Unusually large numbers of dolphins and whales are appearing off the eastern coast of Scotland, where scientists believe the animals have followed their prey to cooler waters.
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