Try 12 issues of National Geographic for just £25 today...
  • 12 issues for £25
  • Free world map
  • Free supplement downloads
  • Free delivery

FREE Feature Supplement

The New Age of Exploration: Our impulse to push beyond what’s known is still strong

Exploration

Ever since our species left Africa some 60,000 years ago, the urge to push beyond what’s known—to discover new lands and opportunities—has shaped human culture. And that impulse is still strong.

As we celebrate the National Geographic Society’s 125th anniversary, we’re kicking off a year of stories about the new age of exploration. In this issue we consider the origins of our restless spirit; we examine new realms of life at the microscopic scale; we reach deep into the universe, searching for worlds like our own; we urgently document nature’s diversity, even as it vanishes before our eyes. Exploration is alive.

To read on, instantly download this supplement today after signing up to National Geographic magazine

National Geographic is un-missable reading for anyone who takes an interest in the world around them. Our special features come to life with unrivalled, compelling journalism and superb photography. Imagery and unsurpassed maps make our features accessible to everyone.

All of this will be yours when you subscribe to National Geographic magazine. You will benefit from this wealth of knowledge every month – and as a special bonus National Geographic are offering instant access to the feature above when you place your order.

Get 12 issues of National Geographic magazine
Give 12 issues of National Geographic