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The Egg Thief

For decades Jeffrey Lendrum helicoptered up and rappelled down to aeries on cliff faces from Patagonia to Quebec, snatching unhatched raptors and selling them, investigators believe, to wealthy Middle Eastern falconers. This week in London, one of the most bizarre criminals in modern history goes on trial for the fourth time. Here is his story.

Joshua Hammer
Jan 7, 2019

‘Trail Hunter: South Africa’

‘Trail Hunter: South Africa’ profiles trailbuilder Hylton “Hylly” Turvey’s work building trails in the Karkloof Valley.

Aug 16, 2018

Capetown Is Running Out of Water

From filmmaker Jamie Hancock, ‘Day Zero’, tells the chilling tale of Cape Town, South Africa’s current water crisis.

Jun 29, 2018

Four Minutes in South Africa

In his latest film 'South Africa' filmmaker Daan van Reijn traveled from rural Gondwana Game Reserve to Table Mountain in Cape Town.

May 15, 2018

Meet the First Black Man to Summit Everest

As South African Sibusiso Vilane awaits a window to summit Mount Everest for the third time—this attempt without oxygen—he wants the world to know something: We need more black mountaineers

Jessica Flint
May 7, 2018

On the Ground During Cape Town's Water Crisis

Amid the worst drought on record, the city has threatened to turn off the taps on its nearly 4 million residents. Our correspondent spent a week there while he could still get a shower.

Will Grant
Apr 13, 2018