One Nation, Under Ted
Ted Turner and his son Beau arent your typical green crusadersthe kid is a hook-and-bullet guy, and dad is hatching plans to sell buffalo burgers as theme food. But together they control 1.8 million acres of prime U.S. ranchland, where theyre unloading a fortune to revive endangered species, revolutionize grazing, and (dont tell the neig
The Ballad of Lonesome George
Damned with us and damned without us, the Galápagos continue to attract hordes of nature-loving visitors. But whether you're drawn by the majesty of Darwin's discoveries or mesmerized by the brutal spectacle of survival, remember this: Evolution happens.
The Galapagos Unveiled
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Best Trips of 2001: Most Remote
In these fragile, frigid ecosystems, the phrase tread lightly takes on a whole new meaning
Best Trips of 2001: Global Warning
Best Trips of 2001: Africa
Eyes on the Veld
Deep in South Africa's interior sprawls Kruger National Park, the crown jewel of game preserves with 2,500 lions, 2,750 rhinos, 8,500 elephants, 30,000 zebras, 100,000 impalas...and 650 miles of boundary wire keeping animals in and poachers out. Welcome to the postmodern Eden, where everyone behaves—or else.
Attack of the Killer Bees!
Africanized honeybees wing their way up the West Coast
Floating through class V whitewater and grizzly country in the shadow of Mount McKinley
My Son, the Manatee
Is it ever too late to become the caring parent you thought you could be? To find out, one man went in search of his adopted manatee—only to discover the many injustices that humankind has heaped upon these hapless marine mammals. And when Junior is fat, slow, and endangered, family values are nothing more than an easy way to break your heart.
Subarctic Snorkeling in Hudson Bay
Catch-and-Release Hunting Proves a Sleeper Hit
If elephants need tranquilizing once in a while, why not charge tourists to pull the trigger?