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Cute & Curious Seal Pups of South Georgia

  When spring arrives on the Sub-Antarctic Island of South Georgia, the southern elephant seals aren’t getting any more milk from their moms, so they look to whoever’s there for a handout. (Don’t worry, we didn’t give them any.) If you’re interested in exploring South Georgia, join us here in Read more…

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Expedition Moments of 2013

  It’s been an extraordinary year of exploring the planet’s wild places. Here’s a look back at a few of the peak moments our video chroniclers filmed. Happy Holidays from all of us at Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic!

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The Ancient Ceremony of Land-Diving in Vanuatu

  National Geographic Orion’s inaugural expedition is quickly approaching—and just last week we made arrangements for a new expedition experience. Guests aboard Cultures of the South Pacific: New Zealand to the Solomons, the first segment of our two-part inaugural expedition, will see the ancient tradition of land-diving, which is still Read more…

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Darwin for a Day

  Charles Darwin spent more time on Santiago Island in Galápagos than he did on any other island in the archipelago. He stayed behind here to explore the island on foot over nine days, collecting samples with the ship’s physician while the Beagle sailed without them to San Cristobal to Read more…

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Google Science Fair Grand Prize Winner in Galápagos

Seventeen-year-old Brittany Wenger designed an application that helps accurately diagnose breast cancer through a minimally invasive procedure. Her program filters massive amounts of data to detect complex patterns, and it turned one of the least precise diagnostic tools available to doctors into one that’s 99% accurate. For her feat of Read more…

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The Great White Shark: Blue Water, White Death

  In 1971 the documentary film Blue Water, White Death introduced thousands to the great white shark and famously inspired the film Jaws. Once feared, and still considered a fearsome predator, great whites are now often the subject of ocean conservation. Last year the fantastic film Blue Water, White Death Read more…

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Killer Whale Research Aboard National Geographic Explorer

Killer whales are instantly recognizable and live in all the world's oceans, but relatively little is known about their habits in the wild, especially in remote locations such as Antarctica. Scientists Dr. Bob Pitman and Dr. John Durban have been supported by the Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic (LEX-NG) Fund since 2011, to facilitate their ongoing killer whale research in Antarctica. (more…)

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