February 4, 2016 | High School

Students on our Expeditions have the opportunity to get up close to spectacular and often elusive wildlife in remote parts of the world. By opting to focus on Wildlife & Biodiversity or Marine & Tropical Conservation on assignment projects, the get to explore wildlife and their habitats with naturalists and biologists, delve into underwater ecosystems,… Read More

Students are treated to a show as the Cheetah Conservation Fund’s ambassador cheetahs are exercised at close range. Photo by Trip Leader Thomas Egli.

NGSE alum Purva Nagarajan, of Fort Meyers, Florida , traveled on our Namibia conservation in action program in 2013.  Purva wrote her college essay about performing a medical examination on a cheetah (her favorite animal since childhood) during her NGSE trip in Namibia.  She hopes that ten years from now she’ll have a job that combines her passions for… Read More

Namib Dune gecko posing for a photo.  Photo by student Jack D.
August 20, 2014 | High School

  Goie more! (Good morning in Afrikaans!) As our time in Namibia draws to a close, it’s hard to believe all the things we’ve seen, learned and experienced! We’ve had the opportunity to work with many organizations- hearing about their work and sometimes even assisting them!  From exploring the ecology of the desert dunes, to visiting… Read More

Up close and personal with a cheetah at the conservation centre at N/a’an ku se. (Photo: Trip leader Thomas Egli)
July 2, 2014 | High School

N/a’an Ku se is a private reserve outside of the capital of Namibia that was created to serve as an education, tourism, and conservation center. Five days ago, the National Geographic Student Expeditions group arrived in N/a’an Ku se and since have been learning about the reserve’s efforts to rehabilitate injured wildlife, conduct research on… Read More