Baja California

Summer in the Northern Hemisphere is winding down and, the tenth Pacific storm of the season (Juliette) crossed the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula with gusts of more than 80 miles an hour, and elsewhere, folks are remembering where they were eight years ago when Hurricane Katrina swept up the Gulf of Mexico...

Summer in the Northern Hemisphere is winding down and, the tenth Pacific storm of the season (Juliette) crossed the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula with gusts of more than 80 miles an hour, and elsewhere, folks are remembering where they were eight years ago when Hurricane Katrina swept up the Gulf of Mexico...

Halfway through a ten-day expedition flying with photojournalist Ralph Lee Hopkins over Baja California, this is the fourth guest post by LightHawk volunteer pilot Will Worthington. The flights Will pilots, and the images made by Ralph, are being used by a number of conservation groups in the region to advocate for preserving the wild landscapes...

Halfway through a ten-day expedition flying with photojournalist Ralph Lee Hopkins over Baja California, this is the fourth guest post by LightHawk volunteer pilot Will Worthington. The flights Will pilots, and the images made by Ralph, are being used by a number of conservation groups in the region to advocate for preserving the wild landscapes...

HOUR 1 Many rebel armies struggle for international recognition and money, in stark contrast to the well-funded government forces they oppose. In Africa, some such groups see wildlife as walking dollar signs, and poach elephants and rhinos to sell their ivory and horns abroad for cash. National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Mike Fay has made a career of protecting those...