The bestselling author is back with a bold book arguing that we desperately need to connect with other species
At a time of unprecedented mass extinctions, no animal epitomizes the global biodiversity free fall more than the Asian elephant. Paul Kvinta travels to Laos to visit a moon-shot project aimed at saving the country's 400 remaining wild behemoths, investigate the strange underworld of wildlife trafficking—and make a very unexpected purchase.
It isn't just the astounding geological wonders that give our country's first national park its allure, from 500 geysers that erupt up to 400 feet into the air to deep glacier-carved valleys and fossil forests. The vibrant megafauna and endless backcountry terrain make it one of the wildest areas in the country. And if you know where to go, you can avoid the crowds.
Those iconic bulbous boulders, lucid skies, and namesake trees are mere backdrops to a Californian desert playground filled with jaw-dropping vistas, dynamic hiking trails, and that famous grippy rock. Here's everything you need to know to explore it.
These aren't your average city parks
Author Christopher McDougall is back with a new book about his surprising relationship with a burro named Sherman
Every year, explore.org calls on its A-team to capture the rotund glory of Katmai National Park’s brown bears
The fight to balance recreation with wildlife is coming to a head
The best week of the year is back
The year's most dramatic story of a bear attack offers potentially lifesaving lessons for anyone venturing into the wild
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