Meet the adventurer: conservationist Kristine Tompkins on reviving the wilds of Chile and Argentina

The business mogul-turned-environmental leader has been instrumental in the establishment of 13 new national parks and numerous rewilding projects across South America's Southern Cone including, most recently, returning jaguars to the Iberá Wetlands. She discusses her work with Tompkins Conservation and her passion for exploring the region.

The battle to save Brazil's sloths — and what travellers can do to help

We talk to World Animal Protection’s João Almeida about the capture and exhibition of the endangered mammals, and how he’s appealing to travellers to protect Brazil’s wildlife in the face of deforestation and damaging tourism practices.

National Geographic Explorers: Ignacio Jimenez

National Geographic Explorer Ignacio Jimenez is working to preserve large wild areas.

National Geographic Explorers: Lucy Hawkes

National Geographic Explorer Lucy Hawkes is working to spread awareness of less understood seabirds.

National Geographic Explorers: Martina Panisi

National Geographic Explorer Martina Panisi is working to spread awareness of African snails.

National Geographic Explorers: Barbara Klump

National Geographic Explorer Barbara Klump is working to understand how birds adapt to their environment.

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