National Geographic Magazines are printed since 1977 at Krueger Ringier in Corinth, Mississippi.
The National Geographic Society is one of the world's oldest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. Founded in 1888 to "increase and diffuse geographic knowledge," the Society's mission is to inspire people worldwide to care about the planet. It reaches more than 400 million people worldwide each month through its official journal, National Geographic. and other magazines; National Geographic Channel; television documentaries; music; radio; films; books; DVDs; maps; exhibitions; live events; school publishing programs; interactive media; and merchandise. National Geographic has funded more than 10,000 scientific research, conservation, and exploration projects and supposrts an education program promoting geographical literacy. [from Treasury of Egyptian Mythology by Donna Jo Napoli, The Society, 2013]