Heroism and heartbreak
The Jeannette Expedition of 1881, a mission doomed to failure, was undermined by hubris and overcome by catastrophe.
Bear?s Wild Weekend With Ben Stiller - review: Action Man meets wilderness wannabe on the Isle of Skye
Clinging to the outside of a helicopter, abseiling down sheer drops and eating limpets for dinner forges a bond between the great adventurer and his hapless apprentice The fish-out-of-water trope is as enduring as it is effective. It?s the basis of such cinematic classics as City Slickers (in which Manhattan yuppie types go cattle-driving in the Wild West ), Crocodile Dundee ( ?that?s not a ...
What One Wolf's Extraordinary Journey Means for the Future of Wildlife in America
On Feb. 5, 2014, the world?s most famous wolf woke up somewhere along the Oregon-California border, very likely in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, a landscape of Alpine forests and grassland valleys. For the better part of a year he had been making his home in this place where the Cascade, Klamath, and Siskiyou mountains converge.