National Geographic and Omaze Team up for One-of-a-Kind Hostile Planet Sweepstakes

National Geographic has announced that it has partnered with online fundraising platform Omaze for a once-in-a-lifetime sweepstakes to celebrate the premiere of the six-part saga Hostile Planet which debuted Monday April 1 at 9/8c. The series is hosted and narrated by famed adventurer Bear Grylls. Two lucky fans will win an epic 11-day excursion led by National Geographic Expeditions to the ancient rainforests of Malaysian Borneo. Along with hikes, safaris and river cruises, the winners will get to glide along the jungle waterways of the Kinabatangan River, roam through the…

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National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures Launch Global Search for Alternatives to Single-Use Plastics

National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures have launched a global search for innovative solutions to help tackle the world’s single-use plastic problem. The Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge, a one-year competition, will focus on three strategic ways to address the growing issue of plastic pollution: designing alternatives to single-use plastics, identifying opportunities for industries to address plastic waste throughout supply chains, and communicating the breadth of the issue through data visualization. The Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge is a key component of National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures’ partnership to reduce plastic…

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National Geographic, P&G and Global Citizen Announce Activate, a Multiplatform Storytelling Partnership and Documentary Series to Drive Action Around Global Challenges Connected to Extreme Poverty

National Geographic and Procter & Gamble have announced ACTIVATE, a new multiplatform storytelling partnership and six-part documentary series co-produced by Global Citizen and RadicalMedia. Premiering globally fall 2019 on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages, the ACTIVATE series — bolstered by custom content distributed across National Geographic’s unrivaled social, digital, linear and print channels — will focus on extreme poverty, inequality and sustainability issues to mobilize global citizens to drive meaningful and lasting change. Each episode delves into a different issue connected to the root causes of extreme…

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National Geographic and Herbal Essences Unearth the Power of Botanicals in New Storytelling Partnership that Launches with Premiere of Branded Content Special, Secrets of the Garden

National Geographic and Herbal Essences announce a new branded content partnership, SECRETS OF THE GARDEN, which premiered on January 17th at 6/5c on National Geographic. It highlights the first global hair care partnership between Herbal Essences and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which celebrates the real botanicals used in Herbal Essences bio:renew products. The partnership kicks off with a branded content special, SECRETS OF THE GARDEN, which chronicles the remarkable story of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Located just outside of London, Kew is the most biodiverse place in the…

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National Geographic Takes “Planet or Plastic?” Initiative Back-to-School

As the amount of plastic in the ocean continues to grow, National Geographic asks kids and families to join them in tackling the pressing plastic problem as they head back to school. Launched in May, National Geographic’s Planet or Plastic? campaign – a multiyear initiative aimed at raising awareness of this challenge and reducing the amount of single-use plastic that enters in the world’s oceans – has already made headlines in asking consumers to make a choice: Choose the planet over single-use plastic. Now, with the launch of Kids vs.…

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