A near-death experience makes this week’s International Asteroid Day a little more tricky to celebrate.
Calculating the probable dates for very bad things—a catastrophic solar megastorm; Seattle destroyed by earthquake—that are likely to occur.
Three years of photographs from Europe’s mountainous backcountry, where off-the-grid communities struggle for autonomy.
Dramatic photography from one of British Columbia’s most stunning spaces, under constant threat from mining development.
Over seven years, an artist watches a beloved forest suffer a “massive tree mortality event,” then gradually recover and become something new.
Consider the Delta smelt: an old fish in California, endemic to the upper Sacramento-San Joaquin Estuary, now caught between its home and thousands of drought-stricken acres.
Orangutans are some of humans’ closest relatives, genetically. They also rarely exhibit aggression, despite how we’ve abused them. One is different.
A Seattle painter creates friendly portraits of volcanoes in part to mitigate fears of complete system failure.
Copper deer, bears with cabinet legs, and other absurdities to be found in the future wild.
Even cable series must adapt to survive. Possible spinoffs of Naked and Afraid explore charted territory.
A visit to a bear sanctuary could cure you of your bear phobia. Or it could turn your fear into a full-blown obsession.
Haunting portraits of ancient old-growth forests in Northern California and the people who live in the former boom town next door.