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The wildest place in America is home to the unlikeliest of creatures: a white black bear.
Pipeline Through Paradise
In the Great Bear Rainforest a tanker war has begun. It's going to be a bare-knuckle fight.
Robots Get Real
They can now serve drinks, act as companions, and look like us. Are we ready for them?
A Multitasking Monkey
India's langurs stand guard at public events, have holy status—and can also be a bit pesky.
Land of Shadows
As it comes out of isolation, the nation of Myanmar is caught between darkness and light.
People submit patent applications for some wild ideas. Here are a few of our favorites.
Homes for Hens
Folks in England are opening their hearts and homes to refugee birds from battery farms.
Photographer Paul Nicklen spent two days hanging out up close with one of Canada's elusive Kermode bears.
Flashback: Lip Service
In 1954, a woman gets her lipstick touched up via robotic arm at the American Museum of Atomic Energy.
Decorate your desktop with beautiful images from this month's issue of the magazine.
Visions of Earth
Each month, National Geographic features breathtaking photographs in Visions of Earth.