A tree-climbing scientist takes the measure of a 3,200-year-old, 247-foot-tall sequoia.
Visions: Your Shot
In his award-winning film, photographer Pete McBride follows Jonathan Waterman's attempt to paddle down the Colorado River from source to sea, with surprising results.
This month, we check on the progress of the Motor City as it emerges from the ashes of bankruptcy.
Freshwater fish are dying. Scientists have a rescue plan.
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In 1418 the town fathers of Florence finally addressed a monumental problem they’d been ignoring for decades: the enormous hole in the roof of their cathedral. Season after season, the winter rains and summer sun had streamed in over Santa Maria del Fiore’s high altar—o
It’s suppertime in the Amazon of lowland Bolivia, and Ana Cuata Maito is stirring a porridge of plantains and sweet manioc over a fire smoldering on the dirt floor of her thatched hut, listening for the voice of her husband as he returns from the forest with his scrawny hunting
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