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A Classic West Coast Surf Trip

The first episode of Headed North features surfers riding the breaks around San Clemente before starting their journey toward colder waters

Aug 22, 2019

Welcome to Palmerston Island, Population 35

Reachable only by boat, this remote Pacific atoll is inhabited by descendants of a footloose Englishman. The idyllic vibe is unmistakable, but it's tested by the realities of living in a very vulnerable place in a warming world.

Alison Van Houten
Aug 22, 2019

Unraveling the Mystery of the Himalayas' Skeleton Lake

More than 75 years ago, ancient remains of hundreds of people were found in a Himalayan lake. Scientists recently revealed more clues about where the people came from and how they could have died.

Samantha Yadron
Aug 20, 2019

Whitewater Kayaking Through Angola

In 2018, New Zealand–based photographer Mike Dawson and his two kayaking partners dodged crocodiles, land mines, and torrential rains to paddle wild rivers in a remote corner of Africa

Mike Dawson
Aug 20, 2019

The Bondo Landslide and the Future of Climate Disasters

Two years ago, a massive river of mud and granite swept over thousands of feet of alpine terrain, killing eight hikers before swamping the alpine village of Bondo, Switzerland. This type of disaster is often fueled by climate change, and it will happen again.

Paige McClanahan
Aug 19, 2019