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Travel Adventure: My Worst Nightmare, Attacked by a Giant Python

Philip Smucker | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
Philip Smucker

As we scaled coral cliffs and peered down into a dark crevice, I queried our agile guide in flip-flops about what we would do in case of a poisonous snakebite. He was too busy scouring the rocks to answer back.

WATCH: Saving Wildlife On A Headhunter's Pacific Island

James Morgan | Posted 05.19.2012 | Travel
James Morgan

A little up the beach some hunters are roasting wild boar. The coastline spills out into waves and I can't decide if it looks more like Avatar or Jurassic Park.

Marine Mammals You Didn't Know People Ate

Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

Edible Marine Mammals: Study Finds 97 Species Are Eaten Around The World (PHOTOS)

As Mangroves Die, U.S. Public Yawns

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

While oil spills are devastating for the environment in general, they are particularly damaging for mangroves. That's because oil persists far longer within such ecosystems.

BP and the Perilous Voyage of Bama the Manatee

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

The U.S. public is much less familiar with another marine mammal, the manatee, which could also be placed in jeopardy as a result of the BP oil spill.