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Celebrate 125 Years With Us


World  (tags: world, research, environment, animals, National Geographic, humans, wildlife )

Nancy
- 563 days ago - nationalgeographic.com
Today marks the National Geographic Society's 125th anniversary! As we celebrate, we're looking to the future. We''ve entered a new age of exploration, where technology is enabling discoveries never possible before. Join us throughout the year to get...



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Daniel Partlow (189)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 8:30 am
Wonderfully dedicated people. I have been a fan for some time.
 

Sue H. (7)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 8:35 am
Happy Anniversary ! In deep appreciation for all who have made your success possible.
 

Les M. (5)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 9:03 am
i love learning about animals, places, and people. their stories are well written and the pictures are amazing. Happy Birthday Nat Geo!
 

Cynthia B. (69)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 9:38 am
My best wishes!
 

Jim Phillips (3215)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 9:39 am
I hate to put a "damper" on the Anniversary of National Geographic but...

Did you know that Rupert Murdoch, owner of Faux Noise aka Fox News, is also the owner of National Geographic...

Ty, Nancy.
.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 9:44 am
My brother has had a subscription for decades - I always take it when he's done. It's still a fascinating magazine.
 

Lisa Neste (695)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 10:27 am
Love Nat Geo! Happy Anniversary to them. Interesting tidbit of info Jim, did not know that. Thanks Nancy.
 

tasunka m. (333)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 11:30 am
absolutely, they have such wonderful stories and pictures.
My dad left me 20 years of them,every edition....he was a publisher and had a huge library .
Thanks .
 

ellen m. (233)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 11:56 am
M dad started subscribing to NG when I was born, so I always read it growng up.
In '85 hen theyoved to TX he gave every single one - he has saved them religously
I found them a home at the local elementary school..in hindsight I almost wish I'd kept them, but space would never allow.
He continued getting them until his death in 2007, and my sister was in charge of those

I still go to their website whe I' looking for a fantastic photo for something, and I feel sorry for all the generations that will not have this publication to learn from and marvel over, just as I felt about LIFE when it stopped regular publication
Thanks so much for this story Nancy..shared ;-)
 

Terry King (108)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 12:00 pm
I remember waiting for each new issue like it was Christmas when I was a kid!
 

ellen m. (233)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 12:25 pm
I hope you were able to read the articles as well Terry - lol
 

Terry King (108)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 12:37 pm
I have to admit to a certain fascination with the issues that chronicled primitive cultural practices and attire. :O)
 

Christeen Anderson (481)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 12:39 pm
Always interesting. Thank you.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 12:58 pm
My parents use too use to get the yearly subscription for my brother and I to enjoy. We always enjoyed it. Still has interesting articles. Thanks Nancy.
 

Winn Adams (190)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 1:00 pm
Happy Anniversary!
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 1:14 pm
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! Love your magazines and now love your TV shows. I am a big fan - so educational!
Thank you for shaing Nancy.
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 1:21 pm
Sorry about sp. mistake 'sharing'!! anyway - I used to get subscription for my kids when they were younger & my oldest was still getting one.
Boy - Jim Phillips - it has put a damper on me as I absolutely cannot stand Faux News or Rupert Murdoch!!!
 

Natalie V. (27)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 1:44 pm
noted & congratz :-)
 

Kit B. (277)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 2:57 pm

You bet Terry, it was primitive cultural that caught your eye and not the bare breasts! I used to let the kids in my class begin that *snickering* that all boys and girls in our culture do when confronted with nudity, Then I would address it directly, that always seems to surprise them.

So disappointed ! Jim is correct!

News Corp owns 67% of National Geographic Channel. Which explains why Nat Geo is suddenly looking like the once-great History Channel.

http://www.elephantjournal.com/2012/07/rupert-murdochs-news-corp-owns-67-of-national-geographic-channel-which-explains-this/
 

Faye Swan (23)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 3:25 pm
Noted - still a good magazine!
 

Esther Z. (101)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 3:37 pm
A great educational magazine. Too bad Murdoch got his paws on 67% of NG; regardless, Happy Anniversary!
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 4:33 pm
Thank God for National Geographic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Ana Passos (2)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 4:34 pm
Hard to believe.
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 4:44 pm
SO WE NEED TO KICK MURDOCH, TO THE "CURB", WITH THE CITY'S STREET SWEEP MACHINE , RIGHT BEHIND IT!!!!!!!!!!!!....ONLY WE!!! CAN KEEP FREE, ACCURATE ,JOURNALISM ALIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It is our responsability in 2013 and on, to be logical and humane people and STAND FOR, PROTECT AND ENSURE THESE RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS....COMMUNICATION, SHARING OF TRUTH AND ACCURATE FACTS, JOURNILISM AND SCIENCE, ON ...ALL..ISSUES!!! IT IS UP TO US!! to stop all lies and surpression!!!...........WE can, together..and we do, by being informed and signing logical petitions...and WE , together OUTNUMBER Murdoch, Koch Brothers...and even their money!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Believe in YOU and how important you are and that your opinion counts!!!...Together, WE say NO to insanity!!!
 

Mitchell D. (129)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 4:58 pm
Oh, no, Jim, say it ain't so!
 

Suheyla C. (229)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 5:28 pm
Thanks
 

Debbie Johnson (116)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 7:09 pm
Nothing but respect for that magazine. Have always admired their work with wildlife.
 

Helen Porter (41)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 8:40 pm
Happy anniversary!

I'm grateful to ya.
 

Shawna S. (43)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 9:44 pm
I have enjoyed National Geographic magazines for many years now..and many more to come. I recently became an online member and couldn't be more excited to see what they have in store for me :") Happy Anniversary!! Well deserved.
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Monday January 14, 2013, 4:57 am
When I was too young to read I leafed through a stacks of National Geographics.
 

Joy Wong (73)
Monday January 14, 2013, 5:56 am
Happy Anniversary. Keep up the good work.
 

Ruth S. (314)
Monday January 14, 2013, 6:38 am
National Geographic has the best photography I have ever seen.
 

Kerstin Strobl (330)
Monday January 14, 2013, 7:18 am
Thank you Nancy
 

Maria S. (102)
Monday January 14, 2013, 9:48 am
Wonderful & educational magazine with the best photography in the world.
Thanks for sharing Nancy.
 

Jerry B. (120)
Monday January 14, 2013, 10:42 am
Noted Always loved this wonderful Magazine, the storys are so great. Happy Anniversary..thanks Nancy!
 

Tim C. (1762)
Monday January 14, 2013, 1:20 pm
Thanks Wonderful & educational magazine with the best photography in the world.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Monday January 14, 2013, 2:35 pm
Thanks!!!
Shared and noted
 

Cristina M. (130)
Monday January 14, 2013, 10:15 pm
Thanks to them I learn about the destruction of gold mining and the horrible tragedies behind diamonds, after reading many years ago both stories I never buy any gold and would never buy diamonds. They not only show magnificent photos but educate as well.
 

Ann L. (34)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 5:12 pm
Wow 125 years of nature at it's best. Thank you National Geographic Society.
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Friday January 18, 2013, 10:57 am
Love natgeo! A must buy every month!
 

Maria Guimaraes (36)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 5:02 am
In the 125 th anniversary of National Geographic magazine, I would like to congratulate it for the quality of articles and beautiful photographs. I buy it a lot of times with pleasure. Congratulations to everybody.
 
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