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Ocean Rowing Roundup for February

Since our last update, rowers set six course records...

Natural Wonders: Chicama Waves

How exactly do you protect a wave? By prohibiting...

Science Links of the Week

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

Weekend Warm-Up: Around Cape Horn in 1928

Four Masted Barque Rounding Cape Horn is a dull...

Pesce’s Body To Remain on Cerro Torre

Late last month, an avalanche of ice and stones...

Alex Txikon Acts as Midwife in Emergency Helicopter Birth

Just when the adventure seemed over, some unexpected drama...
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This Week in Patagonia: New Adventure Routes and a Big Enchainment

The wire from Patagonia is crackling with climbing news...

Exploration Mysteries: What Do These Ancient Manuscripts Say?

Around the world, a handful of age-old manuscripts have...
Photo Tete-Michel Kpomassie, the first african in greenland

At 80, Greenland’s First African Visitor Returns to Live Out His Final Years in the Arctic

In the summer of 1965, Tété-Michel Kpomassie became the...

Natural Wonders: The Tablelands, Gros Morne

The Tablelands in Gros Morne National Park, Canada, is...
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8 Arctic Countries, 4,000 km by Bike in Winter

On February 2, ultra-distance Italian cyclist Omar Di Felice...

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A passion for the natural world drives many of...
Computer generated reconstruction of Captain Cook's HMB Endeavour. Source: ANMM

Captain Cook’s Sunken Ship Found off Rhode Island

Australian marine archaeologists have discovered what they believe to...
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Canadian Ticks Rare Solo of Patagonia’s Torre Egger

The sun keeps shining this season in Patagonia, so...

Urubko Returns with a New Route on Pakistan’s Koshar Gang

Denis Urubko has returned to high-altitude mountaineering in grand...
Uluru waterfall event, captured on Jan. 31, 2022. Photo: Altair

Rare Rainstorm Creates Waterfalls on Uluru

On January 31, heavy rains pummeled Australia's arid Northern...
Aurora borealis aka northern lights. Elements of image furnished by NASA. Image_ Mura T, Shutterstock

Solar Flare Hits Earth Today; Strong Auroras Expected

A solar storm is expected to summon the northern...

The Dog That Climbed 7,100m in the Himalaya, and Other Four-Legged Mascots

Oswald Rodrigo Pereira has returned to Manaslu Base Camp...
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Another Patagonia First Ascent, Aptly Named ‘Pain and Gain’

Two Slovakians gutted out a new route in Patagonia...
Satellite imagery of the world-record-breaking lightning bolt, c. 2020. Image: NOAA

World Record-Long Lightning Bolt Lit Up Three U.S. States

In April 2020, a 768-kilometre lightning bolt split the...

Cerro Torre: A Timeline of What Happened

As we previously reported, Corrado Pesce's rescue operation ended...

Behind Those Viral Polar Bear Images: Photographer Dmitry Kokh Tells How He Took Them

In the last week, haunting images of polar bears...

Great Explorers: Emmeline Freda Du Faur

Emmeline Freda Du Faur defied convention by pioneering women's...

Drone Spots Body on Cerro Torre, No Hope for Corrado Pesce

The Italian mountaineer Corrado Pesce "can no longer be...

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