National Geographic Explorers Symposium 2011-2012
by National Geographic Live
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National Geographic's Explorers Program recognizes and supports uniquely gifted scientists, explorers and photographers who are making a difference. In sessions closed to the public, they gather each year at NG headquarters in Washington D.C. to share their stories from the field with each other — and now, for the first time, with you.
|1||VideoWant to Save the World? There's an App for That||National Geographic Emerging Explorer Jake Porway is connecting nonprofits with data scientists eager to use their skills with numbers and stats to help solve community and environmental problems.||10/22/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoWe're Already Cyborgs||National Geographic Emerging Explorer and cyborg anthropologist Amber Case studies how the interaction between humans and computers is changing the way we think, act, and understand our world.||10/15/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoCaves of the Maya Dead||National Geographic Emerging Explorer and underwater archaeologist Guillermo de Anda dives into remote, flooded caves and cenotes (sinkholes) in Mexico, searching for signs of the ancient Maya.||10/9/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoBringing Water Back to the River||The Colorado River was once mighty enough to carve the Grand Canyon, but now human use drains it to a trickle that never reaches the sea. National Geographic Emerging Explorer Osvel Hinojosa Huerta is leading efforts to change that.||10/1/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoPiecing Together Human Ancestors||Adding to our understanding of human origins is the life's work of National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Meave Leakey, as she continues her family's legacy of uncovering fossils of our ancient ancestors in East Africa.||9/24/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoLessons From a Cannibal Plague||Whether looking at what causes locusts to swarm, or how people function as a society, National Geographic Emerging Explorer and behavioral ecologist Iain Couzin is finding fascinating ways creatures accomplish things in groups that they never could as individuals.||9/17/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoThe Elephant Network||National Geographic grantee and ethologist Joyce Poole uses citizen science and Web technology to bring elephant conservation into the 21st century.||9/10/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoCrisis Mapping||Emerging Explorer Patrick Meier pioneers the lifesaving new field of crisis mapping, which is helping revolutionize the effectiveness of relief efforts worldwide.||9/4/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||VideoTeaching From the Skies||Raised in Miami's inner city, surrounded by crime and poverty, Emerging Explorer and aviator Barrington Irving beat the odds to become the youngest person to fly solo around the world and now works to inspire young people to pursue their dreams through the world of aviation.||8/27/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||VideoThe Power of Connection||National Geographic Fellow Jason Clay draws on the power of social media to help solve global issues like water scarcity.||8/20/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||VideoSaving the Creeps||Emerging Explorer and zoologist Lucy Cooke is on a one-woman crusade to champion ugly and unloved creatures so vital to Earth's biodiversity.||8/6/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||VideoGuerrilla Geography||Emerging Explorer and guerrilla geographer Daniel Raven-Ellison packs a spirit of adventure into education.||7/30/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|13||VideoCreating New Tools for Exploration||National Geographic Fellow Corey Jaskolski and his team design new technologies—like color night vision—to open new worlds to exploration.||7/23/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|14||VideoCapturing Endangered Species||Photographer Joel Sartore portrays some of the world's most imperiled creatures—from whooping cranes to wolves—before they become extinct.||7/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||VideoThe Snake Show||Photographer Joel Sartore snaps 20,000 images to create a short story of a snake festival in a small town.||7/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|16||VideoStories of Exploration and Discovery||Catch the excitement when National Geographic explorers gather at headquarters to share their adventures with host Boyd Matson.||7/11/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|17||VideoSea Monster Island||Far north of the Arctic Circle, emerging explorer Jørn Hurum coaxes the secrets of evolution from a rocky polar desert with a treasure trove of fossils, including sea monsters of the Jurassic era.||1/3/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|18||VideoPutting Waste to Work||Emerging Explorer Sasha Kramer fights some of Haiti’s most pressing health, economic, and environmental problems, one toilet at a time.||12/26/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|19||VideoOcean Currents: Jellyfish & the Moon||Can tiny sea creatures affect weather around the world? Emerging Explorer Kakani Katija looks to a new field of science for answers.||10/24/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|20||VideoFrom Revenge to Reconciliation||In a land shaped by centuries of conflict, Emerging Explorer Aziz Abu Sarah dealt with the death of his brother by working to build bridges between Israelis and Palestinians.||10/17/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|21||VideoExploring Alien Oceans||The best chance of discovering life beyond Earth may lie in the icy moons of Jupiter.||10/11/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|22||VideoLiving With Urban Lions||Emerging Explorer Paula Kahumbu seeks to balance the demands of Nairobi's sprawling population with saving the migration paths of lions, giraffes, and wildebeests.||10/3/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|23||VideoSeafood and Survival||National Geographic Fellow and acclaimed chef Barton Seaver wants to restore our ties to the natural world — through dinner.||9/26/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|24||VideoPeople, Plants and Pollinators||Emerging Explorer Dino Martins says that from long-tongued bees to hawk moths, pollinators are the hidden workers that keep the planet running.||9/19/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
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