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National Geographic

  1. 1. CSE 1006Y(1) Introduction to IS University of Mauritius Powerpoint presentation on: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Presented by: Ashesh Ramjeeawon – 0710097 BSc (Hons) Management with IS (Year 1) Date : 22/Oct/2007 Venue : Cisco Lab
  2. 2. <ul><li>Founded in 13 Jan1888 </li></ul><ul><li>By thirty-three founding members at the Cosmos Club, Washington, D.C. </li></ul><ul><li>Mission : &quot;increase and diffuse geographic knowledge, </li></ul><ul><li>Motto : “Inspiring people to care about the planet” </li></ul><ul><li>October 1888 -- First issue of National Geographic magazine </li></ul><ul><li>June 1996 -- Society launches its Web site: www.nationalgeographic.com </li></ul>About the Society
  3. 3. <ul><li>Critical Expeditions </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific Fieldworks </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage Geography for Students </li></ul><ul><li>Promote Natural and Cultural Conservation </li></ul><ul><li>Inspire audiences through new media, vibrant exhibitions and live events </li></ul>Society’s Mission Programs
  4. 4. <ul><li>National Geographic provides grants to Scientists, Explorers and Conservationists </li></ul><ul><li>The Society has funded more than 8,000 research projects in 181 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Research on Archaelogy, Paleantology, Anthropology or Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Grant: U.S. $5,000 to $35,000 </li></ul>Exploration and Conservation
  5. 5. National Geographic magazines <ul><li>The famous yellow-bordered National Geographic magazine </li></ul><ul><li>renowned for its legendary photographs, </li></ul><ul><li>maps and reporting excellence </li></ul><ul><li>the only general-interest magazine in the </li></ul><ul><li>world where multiple editions in multiple languages are published </li></ul><ul><li>total monthly circulation is around 8.5 million copies </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>National Geographic now reaches more than 300 million people each month via the following media: </li></ul>The society’s expansion
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Society's Web site averages 12 million unique visitors a month from Internet users worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>It has a comprehensive Web site at www.nationalgeographic.com/worldmusic that showcases music from around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Recently acquired www.thegreenguide.com , a bimonthly newsletter offering practical advice on how to lead a more environmentally sensitive life. </li></ul>The society’s online presence
  8. 8. <ul><li>This survey was designed to test the geographic skills and knowledge of young adults. </li></ul><ul><li>Asked to identify ten countries and natural landmarks on a world map, young Americans were able to locate 6.5 of these, on average. </li></ul>2006 Geographic Literacy Study
  9. 9. THE END We’ve reached of the presentation. Thank you for your kind attention.

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