Monthly Archives: February 2016

Video available on human ancestry discovery

Lee Berger, FI’13, who is an ECWG member, made headline news in September 2015 when he announced the discovery in South Africa of a new early human-like species Homo naledi. Berger gave ECWG members and their guests a preview of … Continue reading

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Log Items Requested by March 10, 2016

Please submit any member news for the Explorers Log by March 10, 2016 to

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ECWG offering 2017 exploration grants for graduate students

The Explorers Club Washington Group (ECWG) is offering exploration grants to graduate students enrolled in colleges or universities in Washington, D.C.; Virginia; West Virginia or Maryland and who are under the supervision of a qualified scientist or educator. The exploraion … Continue reading

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Wildlife photographer spoke on ‘Saving the next Dodo’

Gabby Salazar, MN15, an acclaimed wildlife photographer, spoke on “Island Biodiversity: Saving the Next Dodo” at an Explorers Club Washington Group dinner at the Cosmos Club on Feb. 20, 2016 Tropical islands are home to some of the world’s most unique … Continue reading

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