Jamie Fitzgerald is one half of the intrepid duo retracing the steps of some famous Kiwi explorers in First Crossings.
My taxi driver is telling me about his meal last night. His name is William.
Joe Wasilewski drives along a narrow stretch of road through Florida’s Everglades. The sun is setting, night is coming on quickly, and Wasilewski is on the prowl for snakes — and one snake in particular. “The next 10 miles seem to be the hot spot for Burmese pythons,” he said
It is one of the world’s oldest cold cases. Sometime between 50,000 and 75,000 years ago, a Neanderthal male known to scientists as Shanidar 3 received a wound to his torso, limped back to his cave in what is now Iraq and died several weeks later
Polar bears have become the universal symbol of global warming, not so much because they’re cute or cuddly , but because it is eminently clear that climate change is killing them. Polar bears depend on solid sea ice for survival; it’s where they do their hunting. But when the ice begins to melt as it has in recent years, thanks largely to warming the bears can starve and die