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THE ANDES MOUNTAINS
A Healer's Last Journey: Documenting Endangered Knowledge in the Colombian Andes
Megan Taylor Morrison
After 80 years studying the medicinal plants of the páramo -- an endangered alpine tundra ecosystem -- Mama Margarita says today may be her last time making the eight-hour, round-trip hike into the Andes.
Hope for the Holidays: Still "Alive" 40 Years Later
Best-selling author and survivor of the 1972 plane crash in th...
When I was at the top of an 18,000-foot peak with Roberto Canessa, looking at the vast scenery of snowy peaks surrounding us, we knew we were going to die. There was absolutely no way out.
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