Experience the wonder of deep-sea exploration through Ballard and his Institute for Exploration, which uses robotics, mapping, and submersibles to explore the last great frontier.
Paleoanthropologist Lee R. Berger has unearthed what are arguably the most important human ancestral discoveries in the last half century, including the fossils of two new species of human relatives.
A biologist with a Ph.D. in zoology and extensive training in management and development of protected areas. Boyes leads the National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project
Serving as chief engineer on the latest Mars rover, Opportunity, Boykins designed the actuators that control all of its moving parts and leading a team of engineers and dreamers at NASA's JPL.
Working in pitch-black, inside a multi-chambered, underwater cave with only a simple rope tethering him to dry land, one mistake can equal death.
Author and Explorer
Dan Buettner traveled the world to unravel the secrets to longevity and wellness. He published his results in Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from People who have Lived the Longest.
Anthropologist and Author
Davis' work as an anthropologist and botanical explorer has taken him from the forests of the Amazon to the mountains of Tibet.
The first female Chief Scientist for NOAA and TIME's first "Hero for the Planet," Dr. Earle is the ocean’s most passionate advocate.
Travel Journalist and TV Host
As National Geographic's first Digital Nomad, Evans explores the world, driven by his own curiosity and without the aid of a map or agenda. The results will have you packing in no time.
Through JPL, Hand is working on a project to explore Europa, Jupiter's 4th largest moon, which scientists believe hosts a 60-mile deep ocean beneath a deep layer of ice.
Hiebert, a National Geographic archaeology fellow, played a vital role in excavating ancient treasures once thought lost in the chaos of Afghanistan’s modern wars and invasions.
Ibrahim scours the deserts of North Africa for clues to life in the Cretaceous period, when the area was a large river system teeming with predators and prey.
Climber and Explorer
Driven by an insatiable zest for life, Libecki is celebrated for climbing big walls, including a staggering number of first ascents. With more than 60 expeditions under his belt, he is tireless in his quest to bring the world home to us.
Albert Yu-Min Lin
Lin is a National Geographic Emerging Explorer and currently heads a major international effort known as the Valley of the Khans Project, a noninvasive technology based search for the tomb of Genghis Khan.