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Research, Conservationand Exploration (RCE)
National Geographic’s Rich                                      History of Exploration  Hiram Bingham      Jacques Coustea...
Grant ProgramsCommittee for Research and Exploration (CRE)Scientific Field Research
Grant ProgramsExpeditions Council (EC)Exploration with Story Potential for NG Media
Grant ProgramsConservationTrust (CT)On-the-GroundConservation Action
RCE Grant-Making BodiesWaitt GrantsRisky or Untested Opportunities to Discover
Grant ProgramsYoungExplorersGrants (YEG)Subset of CRE, EC andCT for ExplorersAges 18-25
Grant ProgramsGlobalExplorationFund (GEF)– Northern Europe– China
Learn About Grantee Projects:nationalgeographic.com/explorers/projects/
Learn About Grantee Projects:nationalgeographic.com/explorers/projects/
Learn About Grantee Projects:nationalgeographic.com/explorers/projects
Grantees Make Major       Contributions to Their FieldsWilliam Saturno: Oldest Mayan Calendars Foundin Guatemala (Science,...
Recording scientific impact/ 6 8 7 1: C9 & ! 9 & 6  3 4 9 & 3 > & - - 10 1 4 1: 3 9              3     !                @ ...
Surveys--long term
Surveys--long term
Surveys--long term
Surveys--long term
Surveys--short term
University of California Santa Cruz   University of MiamiUniversity of Washington              University of California Sa...
To date, 220 Young Explorers Grantsawarded, totaling more than $990,000
Young Explorers Grants support a range of  scientific fields and types of exploration:         ANTHROPOLOGY ♦ ARCHAEOLOGY ...
National Geographic funds                                             Young Explorers from                                ...
YEG fieldwork has been               conducted in 61 countries:                                   Asia          VietnamAfr...
Young Explorers have been featured in:National Geographic MagazineNational Geographic AdventureNational Geographic Televis...
Projects Funded by YoungExplorers Grants            Clare Fieseler (CT)        •   Parrotfish Conservation in Belize:     ...
Projects Funded by Young               Explorers GrantsGreg Goldsmith (CRE) and Drew Fulton (EC)Canopy in the Clouds: Conn...
www.canopyintheclouds.com
Projects Funded by Young           Explorers GrantsSarah McNair-Landry(EC)Kite Skiing theNorthwest Passage
www.nationalgeographic.com/yeg
Global ExplorationFund in NGM LocalLanguage editions:•Sweden•Denmark•Norway•Finland•Poland•Estonia•Lithuania•Netherlands
Project Locations -First Round of Grant Applications
National Geographic and National Park     Service: 10 Years of BioBlitz• 2007: Washington, DC• 2008: Los Angeles• 2009: Ch...
BioBlitz Goals• Identify species• Celebrate biodiversity• Unite citizens and  scientists• Get city dwellers into  nature• ...
Nature Deficit Disorder
Rocky Mountain Bioblitz 2012Species Count:489 species at the closing ceremony:•89 species of birds•12 mammal•1 fish•1 rept...
K-12 School Group Activities
Gary Hevel        4000 species of insectsin his own backyard
ScientistsLeading Public Teams                Keying Out Species Informal Education             Submission and QA of Data
Exhibitors
Public Presentations
Celebrate Biodiversity Festival
Social Media               •Blogs               •Facebook               •Twitter               •YouTube               •Liv...
K-12 Education Resources www.nationalgeographic.com/bioblitz
National Geographic FieldScope
ELECTRONIC FIELD TRIP             http://www.nationalparks.org/our-             work/programs/electronic-field-trip
citizensort.org
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
Dr John Francis' Research Measurement Presentation
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  1. 1. Research, Conservationand Exploration (RCE)
  2. 2. National Geographic’s Rich History of Exploration Hiram Bingham Jacques Cousteau Jane GoodallRichard Byrd The Leakey Family Bob Ballard
  3. 3. Grant ProgramsCommittee for Research and Exploration (CRE)Scientific Field Research
  4. 4. Grant ProgramsExpeditions Council (EC)Exploration with Story Potential for NG Media
  5. 5. Grant ProgramsConservationTrust (CT)On-the-GroundConservation Action
  6. 6. RCE Grant-Making BodiesWaitt GrantsRisky or Untested Opportunities to Discover
  7. 7. Grant ProgramsYoungExplorersGrants (YEG)Subset of CRE, EC andCT for ExplorersAges 18-25
  8. 8. Grant ProgramsGlobalExplorationFund (GEF)– Northern Europe– China
  9. 9. Learn About Grantee Projects:nationalgeographic.com/explorers/projects/
  10. 10. Learn About Grantee Projects:nationalgeographic.com/explorers/projects/
  11. 11. Learn About Grantee Projects:nationalgeographic.com/explorers/projects
  12. 12. Grantees Make Major Contributions to Their FieldsWilliam Saturno: Oldest Mayan Calendars Foundin Guatemala (Science, May 2012) Matt Finer: Hydroelectric dams in the Andean Amazon (PLoS ONE, April 2012)Daniel Streicker: The ecology of habitat loss topredict disease transmission in vampire bats(Science, August 2010)
  13. 13. Recording scientific impact/ 6 8 7 1: C9 & ! 9 & 6 3 4 9 & 3 > & - - 10 1 4 1: 3 9 3 ! @ =& C? M 6 & - &6 8 7 1: C9 & 6 3 4 9 &6 : ? & N8 & 6 8 U Q&3 8 : / ! - 4 2 FF! 6 3 4 & C? M 6 U! #% % 3 8 E4 K ! 6 3 4 & ? : C3 4 U Y#NIFN! (%%/ 6 : F8 2 4 & 14 0 8 U 1 + 7 PS +, 4 ; . 0, S 6, 2 2 +- 2 / )., )2 6)R+<+ 4 <)@ 6, )., 6 .0, @/ CM 12 4 1: 3 9 & 6 & 4 N8 6 & 8 9 C6 8 9 & - & / 2 4 U 0 : : ? : 1? 0, > 6, - 6)G+=6 V 6@ 2 .- )W +, 4 2 +- 2 / )., )2 6)R+<+)T0U7 3/ V 6)W S P7 6A.0, g )- +/ 6()? , , P+7 6 )G ./ 0 PS ^, 6 .0, @ +, )J@ 07 ) / R662 A/ )0> @ ., )2 6)D0- .62 0 )? S 6 .- +, )? - @ 0A<I)8 +, - 0P; 6 )5 I)R+ - @ % <)> +607 )#% !! 6 3 4 & C? M 6 UK! EN4% 3 8 C ! 6 3 4 & ? : C3 4 U Y#%IZZN(%%/ 6 : F8 2 4 & 14 0 8 U 1 B=7 +2 / )+2 .; +7 3)T+)DP> .- +<+I)G62 I)X P+2 +7 4 0 .0, ) )+, 6, 6S +/ CM 12 4 1: 3 9 & 6 & 4 N8 6 & 8 9 C6 8 9 & - & / 2 4 U 0 : : ? : 1? T.A@, ., A)D] <I)d +., )+, 3)2 6)R+.[ 6)X 03V @ 2 @ )J 6)^3607 0A<)0> 6- 7 / .- )R+<+)d P7 / )+2 .; +7 P+2 +7 , - .6, 2 )G +/ 6 ) I)X 6S +()? R6/ 0+S 6 .- +)FKL V K! FM )CK4 JU0)1 + 7 7 / .- )R+<+)S P +7 V 6U)2 / )+, 3).S +A6/ )., )R+<+)+, 3)J602 P+- +, )/ 2 6)>0S )T+)DP> .- +<+I)G62 I <) +/ / ), 6B2 .@ <7 h, X P+2 +7 , 2 P.2 07 % 6S +()? .i <)8 ()! )H0()E% L P, 6)#% $M d TV 2=V 2 P.2 ! j % ): )@2 ""+, .i <(+- (P] "= 0_ 7 2 +3+4 7 $" A+7"6/ 967.% L +, - ./ - 0)1 / 2 +3+4 67.I)? 7 * 5 7 6B+, 3 6)J0] 0; ., ., 6I)j 6, , .> )* 07 6 6<I)W @ )W / 2 6, 6)? ()k + 6I)&+; .3)D2 2 6+2 6 P I)X P+ I H.] 07 +.)X P96M / P9S .263)! "#% $M )R+<+4 602 P+- +, )G+7 6)+2 07 P7 2 % )? J .@ +- )W S I)G62 I)X P+2 +7 )1 ; .36, - 6)> 0S )RP +7 )K)+, 3)Z( 6, 6S +V / T+2 )? S 6 .- +, )? , 2 P.2 * ()1 / 2 +3+4 67.I)? ()J0] 0; ., ., 6I)j ()* 07 ., .i <()L 5 7 6<I)W P / 2 ()k + 6I)&()D2 2 3)H()X P96M ()W I)X P+ I)+, #% $)T+/ )1 =0- +/ )J6S = +, +/ )6, )67 6+)36)W S P7 % )+ 07 )<)D+, )5 + 2 0I)G62 I)X P+2 +7 07 6, 6S +()G+=6 )= 6/ 6, 2 63)., )2 6 @ D<S =0/ .PS )hT.> 6)+, 3)? 2 )2 6)* . / 2 )0> @ )R+<+)l ., A/ V 6/ P7/ )+, 3)^, 2 = 62 .0, / )>0S )2 6)D+, )5 + 2 0)d 6A.0, +7 )d 2 6 +2 @ 07 ? - @ 0A.- +7 0_ 2 A+, .[ 63)9<)k ()D+P2 , 0)+, 3)? ()d P, AA+7 )+2 @ +607 )G 6- h)0 P 3.6 )2 6)C#, 3)^, 2 , +2 +7 0, A 6/ / )0> 6 .0, ) ? S 6 .- +, ./ 2 I)D6; .76I)D=+., )j P7 / 7 <)#% $( % T+/ )1 =0- +/ )J6S = +, +/ )6, )67 6+)36)W S P7 )+ 07 I)G62 ()^, )m8 ^^^)D.S =0/ .0)36)^, ; 6/ 2 6, .A+- .0, 6/ )? i P607 hA.- +/ )36 X P+2 +7 (G()T+=0 2 6S +)j 6I)W / - 09630)<)5 + 9+ +)? 0<0)L (M ()1 63/ ()RP/ 60)H+- .0, +7 )36)? i P607 0Ah+)<)1 2 07 , 0Ah+I X P+2 +7 * ()1 / 2 +3+4 67.I)j ()5 +P6 I)R() +7+A@ I)H., +)H6.; 6, / I)? , 2 ., )8 67 i P6[ I)j 0/ P6) +7 0M 6S +)L 5 7 7 +, 07 +[ ; ( HP6; 0/ )@ 7 A0/ )36)6=.A +> +7+[ h+)<)+/ 6, 2 .6, 2 +S 0)6, )7 +)DP>.- +<+I)W S P7 )m8 ^^^)D.S =0/ .0)36)^, ; 6/ 2 07 ()^, .A+- .0, 6/ 0S S .266)> )d 6/ 6+ - @ 3)1 B=7 +2 )? ==7 +2 )@2 V 2 0 )+, 0 .0, .- .0, 2=/ ""UUU(A +, 2 6i P6/ 2 0S "D^&n$Z"&6> 2 =hD? oD ? p ? ^&oKZ##% (- +P7(+/ FK)0> )N#)! "#$"#% ! )$V )GR % F! ? i P607 hA.- +/ )36)X P+2 +7 (G()T+=0 2 6S +)j 6I)W / - 09630)<)5 + 9+ +)? 0<0)L (M ()1 63/ ()RP/ 60)H+- .0, +7 )36)? i P607 0Ah+ <)1 2 07 , 0Ah+I)X P+2 +7 * +, - ./ - 0)1 / 2 +3+4 67.I)? ()J 0] 0; ., ., 6I)j ()* 07 6S +)L 5 7 6<I)X ()k + 6I)W P / 2 ()W I)&()D2 2 P+ I)H( X P96M
  14. 14. Surveys--long term
  15. 15. Surveys--long term
  16. 16. Surveys--long term
  17. 17. Surveys--long term
  18. 18. Surveys--short term
  19. 19. University of California Santa Cruz University of MiamiUniversity of Washington University of California San DiegoDuke University University of VirginiaHarvard University Southern Methodist UniversityGeorgetown University Montana State UniversityUniversity of Colorado McGill University Cornell University—October 13
  20. 20. To date, 220 Young Explorers Grantsawarded, totaling more than $990,000
  21. 21. Young Explorers Grants support a range of scientific fields and types of exploration: ANTHROPOLOGY ♦ ARCHAEOLOGY ASTRONOMY ♦ BIOLOGY ♦ CLIMATOLOGY CONSERVATION ♦ GEOGRAPHY ♦ GEOLOGY MOUNTAINEERING ♦ PALEONTOLOGY POLAR EXPLORATION ♦ OCEANOGRAPHY ADVENTURE ♦ TREKS/JOURNEYS PHOTOGRAPHY ♦ FILMMAKING ♦ JOURNALISM
  22. 22. National Geographic funds Young Explorers from countries worldwide78.9% N. America 3.8% Asia 9.2% Europe 3.8% S. America 2.2% Africa 1.6% Oceania 0.5% Middle America
  23. 23. YEG fieldwork has been conducted in 61 countries: Asia VietnamAfrica Russia CambodiaCameroon Spain China OceaniaEgypt Sweden Georgia AustraliaEthiopia India French PolynesiaGabon Middle America Indonesia KiribatiGhana Belize Jordan MicronesiaKenya Costa Rica Kazakhstan New ZealandMadagascar Guatemala Lebanon PalmyraMozambique Honduras Papua New GuineaNamibia Mexico Mongolia SamoaRwanda Panama Nepal Indo-Pacific OceanSouth Africa Trinidad & Tobago OmanSudan Philippines South AmericaUganda North America Russia Argentina Canada Syria BoliviaEurope Greenland Tajikistan BrazilIceland United States Turkey EcuadorIreland PeruNorway Venezuela
  24. 24. Young Explorers have been featured in:National Geographic MagazineNational Geographic AdventureNational Geographic TelevisionNG Radionationalgeographic.comNG Live! LecturesNG Channel’s Expedition Week
  25. 25. Projects Funded by YoungExplorers Grants Clare Fieseler (CT) • Parrotfish Conservation in Belize: • An investigation of the • social-ecological systems that • influence compliance
  26. 26. Projects Funded by Young Explorers GrantsGreg Goldsmith (CRE) and Drew Fulton (EC)Canopy in the Clouds: Connecting Climate Change to Plant Ecology
  27. 27. www.canopyintheclouds.com
  28. 28. Projects Funded by Young Explorers GrantsSarah McNair-Landry(EC)Kite Skiing theNorthwest Passage
  29. 29. www.nationalgeographic.com/yeg
  30. 30. Global ExplorationFund in NGM LocalLanguage editions:•Sweden•Denmark•Norway•Finland•Poland•Estonia•Lithuania•Netherlands
  31. 31. Project Locations -First Round of Grant Applications
  32. 32. National Geographic and National Park Service: 10 Years of BioBlitz• 2007: Washington, DC• 2008: Los Angeles• 2009: Chicago• 2010: Miami• 2011: Tucson• 2012: Denver• 2013 New Orleans May 17
  33. 33. BioBlitz Goals• Identify species• Celebrate biodiversity• Unite citizens and scientists• Get city dwellers into nature• Promoted protected areas• Inspire the next generation of stewards
  34. 34. Nature Deficit Disorder
  35. 35. Rocky Mountain Bioblitz 2012Species Count:489 species at the closing ceremony:•89 species of birds•12 mammal•1 fish•1 reptile•289 plants•12 fungi•78 insects•7 other invertebrates
  36. 36. K-12 School Group Activities
  37. 37. Gary Hevel 4000 species of insectsin his own backyard
  38. 38. ScientistsLeading Public Teams Keying Out Species Informal Education Submission and QA of Data
  39. 39. Exhibitors
  40. 40. Public Presentations
  41. 41. Celebrate Biodiversity Festival
  42. 42. Social Media •Blogs •Facebook •Twitter •YouTube •Live chats •Re-posting Need wireless internet
  43. 43. K-12 Education Resources www.nationalgeographic.com/bioblitz
  44. 44. National Geographic FieldScope
  45. 45. ELECTRONIC FIELD TRIP http://www.nationalparks.org/our- work/programs/electronic-field-trip
  46. 46. citizensort.org

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