Africa

a campfire

New Find Prompts Controversy Over Whether Pre-Humans Used Fire

Paleoanthropologist and National Geographic Explorer Lee Berger announced on...
Teegan Phillips

Woman Aborts Solo African Cycling Trip After Two Days

Tegan Phillips, the first solo female cyclist to attempt...
backlit elephant in orange light

Elephant Attacks in Zimbabwe Raise Tension Between Conservation, Farming

The elephant population of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe...
Hiker near the top of Kilimanjaro, with glacier remnant

Africa’s Last Glaciers Will Vanish By 2050, UNESCO Says

The glaciers in a third of UNESCO World Heritage...
paul sereno

Niger Expedition Finds Lost World of African Dinosaurs — And Ancient Humans

Paleontologist Paul Sereno has big plans this year. Now 64,...

Video: Orcas Hunt Great White Sharks in South Africa

Question: What does a marine apex predator that hunts...
Morocco's Atlas Mountains on a clear day. The tops are snow-capped.

Ancient Expeditions into Africa

The earliest European exploration of Africa took place thousands...
Three african wild dogs stand in a row.

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

A Hard Start on Madagascar’s Mangoky River

Oscar Scafidi and Ben Ziehm Stephen's quest to kayak...

Escape from Camp 354: Mount Kenya, 1943

The history of Africa's second-highest peak culminates in the...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
Aerial image of Mt Kilimanjaro, which will soon have a cable car route

Work Begins Soon on Kilimanjaro Cable Car

In December 2020, officials in Tanzania approved installing a...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Eccentric Explorers: Isabelle Eberhardt

Isabelle Eberhardt explored North Africa disguised as a man....

Legend Series: Mary Kingsley

Exploring West Africa in the guise of a trader...

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