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Overheard at National Geographic
Overheard at National Geographic
National Geographic

Come dive into one of the curiously delightful conversations overheard at National Geographic’s headquarters, as we follow explorers, photographers, and scientists to... more

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Trapped in the icy waters of the Northwest Passage

For centuries, the Northwest Passage, the long-sought sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through northern Canada, was a... more

11 Jul 2023 · 34 minutes
Playback: Modern Lives, Ancient Caves

There’s a lost continent waiting to be explored, and it’s right below our feet. We’ll dig into the deep human... more

04 Jul 2023 · 28 minutes
Playback: This Indigenous Practice Fights Fire with Fire

For decades, the U.S. government evangelized fire suppression, most famously through Smokey Bear’s wildfire prevention campaign. But as climate change... more

27 Jun 2023 · 29 minutes
Playback: Rooting, from Into the Depths

National Geographic Explorer Tara Roberts is inspired by the stories of the Clotilda, a ship that illegally arrived in Mobile,... more

20 Jun 2023 · 44 minutes
Playback: Ancient Orchestra

Sound on! From conch shells to bone flutes, humans have been making musical instruments for tens of thousands of years.... more

13 Jun 2023 · 28 minutes
Playback: A Skeptic's Guide to Loving Bats

Blood-sucking villains. Spooky specters of the night. Our views of bats are often based more on fiction than fact. Enter... more

06 Jun 2023 · 26 minutes
How queer identity shapes Nat Geo Explorers

Why would a scientist brave the stench of a car full of rotting meat on a 120-degree day? What can... more

30 May 2023 · 33 minutes
A Mexican Wolf Pup’s Journey into the Wild

For centuries, Mexican gray wolves roamed the Southwest. But as cattle ranches spread, wolves became enemy number one, and by... more

23 May 2023 · 25 minutes
Playback: Deep Inside the First Wilderness

On assignment in the canyons of the Gila Wilderness, Nat Geo photographer Katie Orlinsky has a fireside chat with Overheard host... more

16 May 2023 · 24 minutes
She Sails the Seas Without Maps or Compasses

For nearly 50 years, a group of Hawaiians have been sailing on traditional voyaging canoes using the methods that early... more

09 May 2023 · 36 minutes
Overheard at National Geographic
Trapped in the icy waters of the Northwest Passage
Overheard at National Geographic