From the pages of The Explorers Journal, Michael J. Manyak, M.D., FACS, underscores the importance of understanding how COVID-19 can affect certain wildlife populations, including the most vulnerable ones.
Take a private tour of NYC’s American Museum of Natural History from home!
Drive 500 miles of stunning scenic roads and forget relying on GPS -- this road trip is for explorers only!
North America is made up of natural wonders including unusual geological formations, towering mountains and icy glaciers.
Whereas other colored lakes often get their hues from certain species of bacteria, Mount Kelimutu's lakes are a bit more mysterious.
Join Discovery as we explore five of America's most extreme destinations: Denali, Alaska (highest peak); Death Valley, California (hottest, driest, and lowest); Prospect Creek, Alaska (coldest); Mt. Waialeale, Hawaii (wettest); and Paradise Visitors Center on Mount Rainier (snowiest).
What’s the secret behind these magnetic hills? Are they really magnetic? Well, there are a few interesting theories. While most locals claim that these hills have a magnetic force that is strong enough to pull cars uphill, others are more skeptical.
Nobody knows what happened to the pine trees in this strange and eerie forest. To date, it remains a mystery.
For those of you who have already got your telescopes packed, here are some of the world’s best destinations to make you feel truly humbled.
This picturesque lake in northern Tanzania is harsh enough to burn anything that touches it. Unless, of course, you're one of the select few species adapted to thrive in it.
Meet J. Robert Harris, a marketing consultant and social scientist by profession and a true explorer by heart. He's been exploring remote parts of the world for 50 years. Using personal anecdotes and archival images, J.R. draws from his own expedition experience and spotlights the struggles and triumphs of Black explorers throughout history and those who forge ahead today.
In the middle of Mongolia sits a graffiti-covered monument known as Taikhar Chuluu. Surrounded by flat plains for miles, this giant rock really stands out, and a number of legends have arisen to explain its presence. One involves a wrestler and a giant snake, and another involves star-crossed lovers.
This natural spring has claimed the lives of many divers.
Sometimes, the art humans create pales in comparison to the works made by nature. The Marble Caves are one such marvel: erosion and light has turned geological formations into colorful works of sculpture.
Indonesia's Kawah Ijen Volcano has an awe-inspiring display of blue light that rivals any natural phenomenon.