Christina Nunez, National Geographic

Christina Nunez

National Geographic

Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Christina:

Sea level rise, facts and information

Seas are predicted to rise a foot by 2050, regardless of how much global carbon emissions can be reduced. Why is this happening, and what can we do to adapt? → Read More

4 simple tips to minimize your everyday waste

Waste not! That goes for leftover cafeteria food, feathers that still fluff, and fix-it-yourself devices. → Read More

5 ways to give the planet a summer break

Enjoying the outdoors shouldn’t imperil the Earth. Give Mother Nature a vacation with easy-on-the-environment ideas. → Read More

Find out about the world's ocean habitats and more

The vast bodies of water surrounding the continents are critical to life on Earth. But overfishing and global warming threaten to leave oceans barren. → Read More

Ball lightning: weird, mysterious, perplexing, and deadly

The strange phenomenon of ball lightning appears during thunderstorms and has been known to break through windows, with nasty results. → Read More

Renewable energy, facts and information

Solar, wind, hydroelectric, biomass, and geothermal power can provide energy without the planet-warming effects of fossil fuels. → Read More

How Your Brain May One Day Control Your Computer

If the founders of CTRL-Labs have their way, you won't type commands to a machine. You'll think them. → Read More

This 'Granddaddy of Hornet's Nests Is Terrifying, But Not All Bad

Is there anything beneficial about yellow jackets this menacing? You might be surprised. → Read More

A Veteran Explorer of Disappearing Forests Shares 5 Reasons All Is Not Lost

Russ Mittermeier has visited more than 160 countries in the name of conservation, and he has some good news. → Read More

'Nude Mona Lisa' Sketch May Have Been Drawn by Leonardo da Vinci

Previously thought to be the work of a student, the "Monna Vanna" is under new scrutiny by a team of experts. → Read More

Thousands Submitted Ideas to Our ‘Chasing Genius’ Challenge. These 4 Won

By submitting a one-minute video pitch, four people won $25,000 each to pursue their visions for improving the world. → Read More

Vote on More Than 40 Ideas for Improving the World

Now that finalists from the National Geographic's CHASING GENIUS challenge have been revealed, the race is on for the People's Choice prize. → Read More

Get a First Look Inside a Newly Opened Egyptian Tomb

The 3,500-year-old site discovered near Luxor belonged to a goldsmith and his wife. → Read More

Your Greens Might Soon Be Grown in Warehouses

Technology-driven businesses such as New Jersey-based Bowery are bypassing traditional farming with warehouses and LED fixtures. → Read More

5 Ways Underwater Drones Are Helping Citizens Save the Ocean

A new generation of robots is set to explore marine mysteries around the world. → Read More

How Tiny Planes Could Revolutionize Health Care

A California startup is flying into uncharted territory to make lifesaving deliveries. → Read More

How 9 National Geographic Explorers Got Their Start

These defining moments led to careers in space research, big cat conservation, and more. → Read More

Your Old Cell Phone Can Help Save the Rain Forest

National Geographic Explorer Topher White has created a clever way to listen for sounds of illegal logging. → Read More

Saved Once by Social Media, Rare Rhino’s Luck Runs Out

Groups converged online to save her, but Puntung ultimately had to be euthanized. → Read More

Snake Regurgitates Another Snake in Startling Video

The eaten snake, which was on the cusp of disappearing into its predator’s mouth, seems to have made it out alive. → Read More