National Geographic Geographer Juan José Valdés calls the changes in the map of Arctic ice in the 10th edition of the National Geographic Atlas of the World, "the biggest visible change other than the breakup of the U.S.S.R."
Jun 12, 2014 National Geographic
While we won't live to see it, humanity's carbon emissions could one day melt all of the ice on Earth. National Geographic's interactive map shows how the world's coastlines would change when sea levels rise 216 feet. Say goodbye to Florida.
Nov 8, 2013 National Geographic
Mexico City's emergence as a "commuter's paradise" due to a focus on people and places, rather than cars and driving, has earned the city this year's Sustainable Transport Award from the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP).
Jan 18, 2013 National Geographic
Ethiopia is planning to construct a large hydroelectric dam on the Nile River to supply power for itself and neighboring countries.
Aug 10, 2011 National Geographic
Lawmakers are likely to consider a controversial plan this summer to remove a series of dams on the Klamath River to help restore endangered salmon populations.
Aug 1, 2011 National Geographic
Cities plan to cut off individual parking garages is a gamble, says Josie Garthwaite in National Geographic -- yet making it impossible to park is one of the few yet most effective tools that reduces driving.
Jul 20, 2011 National Geographic
This collection of city profiles looks at cities around the world that are making major improvements to the way they handle and provide water.
Mar 24, 2011 National Geographic
The mark of human civilization will last long after humans go extinct, according to this article looking at the anthropocene, or the age of humankind.
Feb 22, 2011 National Geographic
Construction is nearing completion on the longest railway tunnel in the world.
Feb 21, 2011 National Geographic
The small town of Perugia, Italy has left its traffic worries behind by implementing various driving restrictions and transportation solutions like escalators and a "minimetro".
Feb 3, 2011 National Geographic