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French Guiana

PHOTOS: South America's Northern Coast

Stewart A. Swerdlow | Posted 03.16.2013 | Travel
Stewart A. Swerdlow

On the east side, there is only volcanic rock and wild surf. Dangerous for swimmers. Great for photographers.

9,000 Stolen Green Turtle Eggs Found in a Boat in French Guiana

Ian Power-Luetscher | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green
Ian Power-Luetscher

Atlantic green turtles haven't been given many breaks over the last few decades, and last week marked another considerable blow with the discovery of 18 trash bags filled with 9,000 stolen turtle eggs in a boat in Saint Laurent, French Guiana.

French Guiana and the $100 Question

Chris Guillebeau | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Guillebeau

If I wimped out and hung around drinking coffee, I'd feel better that day, but later on I would have regretted not making the journey. My rule is "never pass up a country when it comes your way."

Jules Verne's Kip Brothers Translated into English after 100 Years

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

The book, a crime drama, celebrates the fraternal bonds of brotherhood, written shortly after the death of Verne's brother and best friend, a French sailor.

ESA Delays Herschel, Planck Launch Date | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Herschel, an infrared observatory, and Planck, a satellite to study the cosmic microwave background, were to launch aboard a single Ariane 5 rocket in...