From tracking wolf-poachers and dodging bears to dissecting deer doodoo, the work of a traveling wildlife biologist isn’t pretty, but it sure is thrilling.
For one hundred years, land-speed records have fallen here. Now, the question isn’t how fast they can go, but how much longer this ecological wonder will even exist.
As the government-fighting Bundy brothers stand trial this month, supporters are quick to separate their anti-public lands crusade from their racist tirades. But a historical review finds that in the Wild West, privatization and hatred have always been intertwined.
To land the Olympics, Brazilian politicians made lofty promises about cleaning up their waterways. One eco-warrior is holding them to their word.
A new federal program signed up hordes of eager students—just as the industry went bust.
Life as a commercial fisherman in the frozen rainforest came naturally to me. Things got a little different with a fifteen-month-old in tow and a second on the way.
After promised food assistance went AWOL, starving Filipinos took to the streets, never imagining what would happen next.
They’re one of the last wild buffalo herds in the U.S. but every year hundreds are shot or slaughtered. A group of camera-toting activists wants to make sure the world sees.
The local government can’t—or won’t—stop the illegal fishing devastating Kep Bay’s marine ecosystem, so one unstoppable British expat risks life and limb to do it himself.
Fifty years ago, thousands of residents were forced from their homes on the Pennsylvania-Jersey border to make way for a massive dam. But then squatters reclaimed their rotting homesteads and nature slowly took back the land—and the Minisink Valley took on a mysterious life of its own.
My parents love the tale of how our ancestors’ whaling ship capsized, turning the crew into cannibals—inspiring “Moby Dick” and an upcoming Ron Howard blockbuster. As an anti-whaling environmental reporter, there’s no story I dread hearing about more.
After 8,000 miles of cycling, the only thing left in our way was one long frozen road…with a few final thunderstorms, some raging wildfires, a couple of testy truck drivers and one seriously pissed-off grizzly bear.
Conservationists call the plight of Central Asia’s apex predator a matter of global concern. Impoverished farmers call it a threat to their livelihood. Can an inventive initiative satisfy everyone—and keep this majestic animal alive?
Just off the northernmost road in the United States there’s a village of fourteen hearty souls who live off the land, preparing for a frighteningly frigid winter and darkness that lasts all day.