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To keep up with demand, rhinoceros poaching increased 8,000 percent over a decade.
Famous photo taken by macaque on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi in 2011.
With global shortage of gems looming, miners are getting more adventurous.
Watch the stunning footage of the airborne joyride over Juneau, Alaska.
Photographer Nilanjan Ray captured the photo in India.
No animals were harmed during the making of the viral video.
The animals were saved from a fast-moving wildfire in central Arizona.
National Geographic explorers are capturing tornadoes on video to better understand them.
The strip of sand emerged out of the Atlantic Ocean, near the Outer Banks, in April.
New book of photography offers glimpses of remote lands captured in vivid color.
Critics worry the move is premature and could risk the comeback made by the species.
National Geographic's June Issue takes you into another world.
The 800-pound boulder, is estimated at $303 million in value.
Mary Lee makes trip near Jersey Shore, expected to head North.
Filmmakers imagine the Big Apple underwater in environmental film short.
The aurora borealis was visible from parts of the northern U.S., Canada, and Europe.
Campaign seen as efficient way of curbing farmer pests such as boar, deer.
Sherpas suspect carbon monoxide poisoning; death toll now at 10 in past month.
Filmmakers point camera at breathtaking phenomenon of full cloud inversion.
Henderson Island is awash in trash, despite being thousands of miles away from any major city.