It’s a lucrative part of the booming global travel industry, fueled by social media users’ love of posing with exotic animals. But what wildlife tourist attractions do to amuse humans can have brutal consequences for animals.
The mammal is killed for its scales and meat.
The Brave Ones
These women rangers are shaking up the conservation landscape.
Pacific Ring of Fire
This 25,000-mile-long hot zone threatens growing populations.
Seaweed That Feeds
A stunning array of life fills the Sargasso Sea.
On Hallowed Beaches
Over the decades, a photographer has returned to the shores of Normandy to capture a place forever defined by war.
The Search of the Kissing Bug
Through some 300,000 people in the U.S. have this parasitic infection, many don’t know it.
He gives people in China the power to fight pollution.
Trek to the Deep
In Vietnam, jungle and leeches greet hikers venturing into two of Earth’s largest caves.
Where Reptiles Rule
In a paradise on an isolated coral atoll, a phorographer discovers he’s just part of the ecosystem.