Jan 27 - 28, 2022
Could extinct species, like mammoths and passenger pigeons, be brought back to life? National Geographic Emerging Explorer Beth Shapiro is one of the scientists investigating this intriguing possibility. From deciding which species should be restored to anticipating how revived populations might be overseen in the wild,the technical challenges and ethical considerations of de-extinction are substantial. Join Shapiro for a vivid exploration into the extraordinary cutting-edge—and controversial—science that is being used today to resurrect the past.
Mar 17 - 18, 2022
Photographer Anand Varma has developed innovative techniques—even building some of his own equipment—to create remarkable images of creatures whose incredible details are otherwise invisible to the naked eye. From the secret life cycle of the honeybee to the lightning-fast behaviors of hummingbirds, join him for a rare and fascinating glimpse of our world’s hidden wonders.