The Shrinking Selva Maya  

The Shrinking Selva Maya  

The largest tropical rainforest in Mesoamerica is shrinking as pastures and croplands spread across Guatemala, Belize, and Mexico.  

Published Jun 18, 2024

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Remote Tristan da Cunha

Remote Tristan da Cunha

Life finds ways to survive on this small volcanic island chain that’s way off the beaten path.

Published Jun 15, 2024

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South Keeling Atoll

South Keeling Atoll

This U-shaped series of islets in the Indian Ocean rings a blue-green lagoon of varying depth.

Published Jun 16, 2024

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Turbulent Beauty Along the Kimberley Coast

Turbulent Beauty Along the Kimberley Coast

Tidal currents stir up colorful swirls off the coast of Western Australia.

Published Jun 17, 2024

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Early Fires in Brazil’s Pantanal

Early Fires in Brazil’s Pantanal

Drought helped spread intense, early-season blazes in one of the world’s largest wetlands.

Published Jun 12, 2024

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