News from the Field

Photographer: Courtesy of Freya Hoffmeister

Kayaker to Circumnavigate South America

German paddler Freya Hoffmeister launched an expedition to circumnavigate South America by kayak on Tuesday, setting out south along the Atlantic coast from the Puerto Madero Yacht Club in Buenos... Read More

Photographer: Matt Kieffer/Flickr

Dog Found Living Atop Kilimanjaro

Four hikers came across a dog at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro last week, raising questions about how the animal came to be there, and how it has survived in freezing conditions atop the highest... Read More

Photographer: J Dueck/Flickr

Detached Foot Found on B.C. Coast. Again.

A detached foot washed up in a marina in Vancouver, British Columbia on Tuesday, the eighth to appear in Canada and the eleventh found in the region since 2007. The shoe was discovered floating... Read More

Photographer: karynsig/Flickr

Search For Glacier Employee Continues

A major search is underway in Montana's Glacier National Park for a seasonal employee who went missing after setting out for a day hike on Sunday. Jacob Rigby, 27, a seasonal park employee working... Read More

Photographer: Victah Sailor

Simpson Surprises With World Title

American Jenny Barringer Simpson took an upset victory in the women's 1500 meters at the world track and field championships on Thursday, notching the first U.S. world title in that event—or... Read More