On this remote island in Costa Rica, a wildlife sanctuary protects nesting grounds for the Magnificent frigate bird, also called pirate birds. Witness the nesting of these birds that have extraordinary wingspans and can soar for weeks.
At any moment, about 2,000 thunderstorms are occurring worldwide. Learn how thunderstorms form, what causes lightning and thunder, and how these violent phenomena help balance the planet's energy and electricity.
National Geographic partnered with the International Dark-Sky Association to provide families with a true ‘dark sky’ observatory experience, free from the artificial light prevalent in city and suburban communities.
Rainforests are home to over half of the world's plant and animal species. Learn about tropical and temperate rainforests, how they contribute to the global ecosystem, and the conservation efforts being done to protect these biomes.