My story about Danila Tkachenko and his photographs of a “failed utopia” featured in the December, 2015 issue of National Geographic magazine. Cover story shot by the incredible Diana Markosian.
In the effort to melt ice and snow, salt and calcium chloride have strange—and eco-friendly—company.
When onsite necropsies reveal no signs of oil-related injury, bacterial infection, biotoxins, or disease in stranded dolphins along the Gulf Coast.
How many children and teenage girls are ready for marriage? Yet the practice is shockingly prevalent: One out of nine girls in developing countries will be married by age 15, according to the United Nations. An estimated 14.2 million girls a year will become child brides by 2020 if nothing changes.
By the time Olafur Eliasson came up with the idea to display chunks of glacier as an art exhibit, he had already spent a lot of time at the mouth of the Icelandic glacier Vatnajökull, the largest ice cap in Europe, watching it melt.
Underwater canyon, high buildings, more make city vulnerable.
These days Paul Simon enjoys music from Mali, which he discovered two years ago in his continual lookout for new sounds. Twenty-five years ago, it was music from South Africa that caught the attention of the singer-songwriter, who reached international acclaim with his 1986 solo album, Graceland, the most commercially successful of his career.