Posts Tagged ‘National Geographic’

Christ’s tomb virtual exhibition

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Creating Christ’s tomb virtual exhibition was “one of the most profound assignments you could ask for,” says J.J. Kelley, senior producer at National Geographic Explorer. The National Geographic team set up cameras inside the shrine to capture the moment when the slabs were lifted for renovation work last year. They will screen a documentary on Read more

Where on Earth are you from?

Friday, March 28th, 2014

The first of my ancestors to arrive in New Zealand was Anders Haeckel, a young Finn who sailed to New Zealand with the British Merchant Navy. In 1892, he went gum digging in Northland, then tried his hand at gold mining on the West Coast. He settled in Hokitika, where he married and raised a Read more

Philippine authorities to probe ivory smuggling controversy

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Authorities and the Catholic Church in the Philippines will look into the possible involvement of a priest in the illegal trade of ivory after his collection of ivory religious icons was featured in National Geographic magazine. Monsignor Cristobal Garcia is quoted in the October issue of the magazine as describing how to bring ivory figurines Read more