Hunting fights habitat loss and poaching, even in unstable countries
When Cecil, the magnificent, 13-year old, black-mane lion was killed by an American dentist on an illegal trophy bow hunt last year, the world responded with shock and horror. Photographer Brent Stapelkamp, 38, was the last person to fit Cecil with a GPS satellite collar and to photograph him, just a month before he was killed.
Once a year, Johannesburg-based Wilderness Safaris organizes its Tour de Tuli, a 300-kilometer (186-mile), four-day MTB ride through the Tuli Block of southern Africa, connecting Botswana, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.
If you love sleeping under the sky, you should try it in the coziest way possible—within the snug confines of a plush outdoor bed.
Click but don’t share when you’re on safari
Desertification is out of control, but there may be a way to stop it
Alexandra Fuller's Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Overlooked mountain ranges, river beer, running album, gear of all time, and 47 other big ideas, accidental winners, and awesome things about the world outside we've come to love over the past 33 years. Introducing our first annual Editors' Choice Awards...
When it comes to critter spotting, the quiet approach is the way to go