Thinking beyond what is possible

The first person to have walked to the South and North Poles explains how resilience saved his life during near-death experiences.

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Environment & Sustainability

A different kind of survival of the fittest

The Galápagos archipelago, like many other unique places across the globe, has to contend with more people’s curiosities. 

by Vittoria Traverso

Environment & Sustainability

Flatland climbers

In the 1970s, a group of mountaineers started despising the myth of a hard and pure climber.

by Susanna Marchini

Environment & Sustainability

The metaphysics of plants

Plants age and rejuvenate, a trunk can live for centuries, a branch might last weeks. This rhythm gives plants a sense of time.

by Alberto Tundo

Environment & Sustainability

The immortality of animals

Some sea creatures live forever, and flies expire in a day. For humans, death is inevitable, but not necessarily for animals.

by Henry Albert