On June 10 and 11, National Geographic Explorers will be at National Geographic headquarters talking about their fieldwork as part of an annual symposium. Meet some of the people who talked about their projects today!
Enric Sala is a marine ecologist and a National Geographic Fellow. His mission is to understand and protect marine ecosystems.
Read an interview with Enric Sala on National Geographic Kids.
Learn about Enric Sala’s Ocean Now project.
Robert Ballard is famous for discovering the wreckage of the R.M.S. Titanic on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. He has conducted more than 120 other expeditions, too! His recent projects include archaeological oceanography–searching for historical artifacts hidden underwater.
Read about Robert Ballard’s ROV (remotely operated vehicle) project on National Geographic Blog Wild.
Learn more about Robert Ballard on National Geographic.
Sylvia Earle is an oceanographer sometimes known as “Her Deepness.” She has spent more than 6,000 hours underwater exploring the oceans and holds a world record for the deepest solo dive! She researches marine ecosystems.
Learn more about Sylvia Earle on National Geographic.
Dereck and Beverly Joubert
Dereck and Beverly Joubert are a husband-and-wife team of photographers, videographers, and conservationists. Their focus is protecting Africa’s large predators, especially lions and leopards.
Learn more about the Jouberts on National Geographic.
Reza is a world-renowned photojournalist known for his photographs of the Middle East.. He taught himself photography when he was 14. He has been taking photos for National Geographic since 1991.
Read an interview with Reza on National Geographic Kids.
Learn more about Reza on National Geographic.
Learn how young explorers are making a difference through National Geographic’s Emerging Explorers program.