Africa

The War for Grass in Kenya's Safari Country

The War for Grass in Kenya's Safari Country

Nomadic herders have brought guns and hundreds of thousands of livestock into the green expanses of Laikipia County, starving out wildlife and shooting the area's megafauna. As police burn homesteads and shoot civilians in response, the future of one of the most iconic regions on the planet hangs in the balance.

Ben Marr's Burly Kayak Line on the Zambezi River

Ben Marr's Burly Kayak Line on the Zambezi River

Our Play Now series highlights an epic POV clip so you can get in on the action even when you're stuck behind a desk. This incredible footage comes from professional kayaker Ben Marr who was on the Zambezi River directly underneath Victoria Falls.

A Last-Chance Journey Through Africa’s Wildest River

A Last-Chance Journey Through Africa’s Wildest River

Big change may be coming to Africa’s fourth-largest river. While commercial outfitters have been running trips on the Zambezi since 1982, the river may soon be impassable, as the governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe continue to discuss a proposed dam construction below Victoria Falls. Last October, I joined Brian McCutcheon and raft guide “Hippo” Moses Ngoma to see the river firsthand.