The quest to build a family tree for Earth’s most diverse snake genus, Atractus, has uncovered three new species.
Indigenous communities in the Congo have harvested marijuana as long as they can remember. Now, with no land to call their own, they turn to selling—with dire consequences.
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These twenty trails travel deep into each destination's history and culture, from Mount Kailash in Tibet to the Hayduke in Utah and Arizona.