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Let’s watch and comment some interesting videos from the Youtube’s Channel of National Geographic.

The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world.

The National Geographic Society’s historical mission is “to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge while promoting the conservation of the world’s cultural, historical, and natural resources. ” Its purpose is to inspire people to care about their planet, according to John M. Fahey, Jr., President and CEO since March 1998 and Chairman since January 2010.

The National Geographic Society began as a club for an elite group of academics and wealthy patrons interested in travel. On January 13, 1888, 33 explorers and scientists gathered at the Cosmos Club, a private club then located on Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C., to organize “a society for the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge.”

The organization sponsors and funds scientific research and exploration. The Society publishes an official journal, National Geographic Magazine, in 34 languages.

Now with the videos:

What It Takes to Be an Adventurer:

Storyteller Fitz Cahall shares how following your passions in life—as the Adventurers of the Year have done—can lead to great personal rewards.

Onward: Drones Overhead — Protecting Orangutans from Above:

The population of orangutans in Indonesia has plummeted. But these tree-dwelling great apes can be difficult to find and count. Enter Conservation Drones, a group that flies camera-equipped drones to gather data about orangutans’ whereabouts and numbers.

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