National Geographic launches ‘Planet or Plastic?’ initiative to reduce impact of single-use plastics on our oceans

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Multiyear commitment is tied to release of National Geographic magazine’s June issue Every year, 9 million tons of plastic waste ends up in the world’s oceans and could remain in marine environments for more than 450 years. This escalating problem deserves our attention, and today National Geographic is kicking off a multiyear initiative to reduce

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21CF news recap for the week ending April 20, 2018

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Nat Geo’s upfront, ‘Scully Effect,’ FOX Sports launching TNF pregame show This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes National Geographic’s Further Front event, Sky and Nat Geo fighting to eradicate plastic litter in oceans, FOX Sports launching a Thursday Night Football pregame show, FoxNext’s ‘Alien’ location-based VR experience and

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Nat Geo announces winner of ‘CHASING GENIUS: Unlimited Innovation’ challenge

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21st Century Fox’s National Geographic and Sprint have announced neurological physical therapist Asha Gummadi as the winner of the “CHASING GENIUS: Unlimited Innovation” challenge. Asha, who is based in Philadelphia, will receive $25,000 to pursue her vision of helping doctors to provide virtual physical therapy in developing countries. This is National Geographic’s second CHASING GENIUS

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National Geographic magazine unveils ‘The Race Issue,’ marks start of series exploring race and diversity in America

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National Geographic magazine’s special April 2018 issue will be dedicated to the topic of race and how it defines, separates and unites us. “The Race Issue,” announced today and available in its entirety online now, hits newsstands March 27. It will kick off National Geographic’s “Diversity in America” series for the rest of 2018, which

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Women in Technology @ 21CF hosts Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye for conversation with FNG General Counsel Rita Tuzon

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21CF Global Inclusion and Women in Technology @ 21CF (WiT@21CF) welcomed Chief Justice of California Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye to the Fox Studios Lot for an in-depth discussion about her life and trailblazing career. Fox Networks Group General Counsel Rita Tuzon moderated the Feb. 22 event, which welcomed women from across 21CF’s entertainment businesses to discuss how Cantil-Sakauye broke new ground in a male-dominated field,

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Nat Geo welcomes Emma Watson as first guest editor of @NatGeo on Instagram to celebrate International Women’s Day

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To celebrate International Women’s Day (Thursday, March 8), National Geographic is welcoming its first guest editor for the @NatGeo Instagram account: actor, activist and UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson. Working alongside National Geographic’s editorial team, Emma will curate the account and highlight the work of eight female Nat Geo photographers from Saudi Arabia,

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GLAAD Media Awards recognize ‘Battle of the Sexes,’ ‘The Shape of Water,’ more Fox projects for outstanding LGBTQ representation

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Eleven film and television projects from 21st Century Fox businesses received nominations for the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The awards honor media and entertainment for fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community (LGBTQ), as well as the issues that affect their lives. The winners will be announced at

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