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Half a Million Strong on Facebook

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For an organization that's all about inspiring people to care about the planet, having half a million Facebook fans is gratifying. Well, I imagine it would be ... but we're about 100 fans short: As I post this, the tally stands at 499,889. Won't you help put National Geographic over the top?

You'll find us right here.

If we're already above the half-million mark by the time you see this, please become a fan anyway. And if you're already a fan, won't you persuade a friend to become one, too, so we can reach a million?

Photograph of bottlenose dolphins by Andrew Wong from 2008 International Photo Contest, National Geographic Photo of the Day

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About National Geographic Society

The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization that uses the power of science, exploration, education and storytelling to illuminate and protect the wonder of our world. Since 1888, National Geographic has pushed the boundaries of exploration, investing in bold people and transformative ideas, providing more than 15,000 grants for work across all seven continents, reaching 3 million students each year through education offerings, and engaging audiences around the globe through signature experiences, stories and content. To learn more, visit or follow us on Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook.