National Geographic

A Picture Postcard From Wild Wrangel Island

Monday, May 06, 2013

Unless you have an icebreaker or a helicopter, you'll probably only see this remote Russian nature preserve in photos. It's inhospitable and practically inaccessible, but the island's wildlife — including arctic fox, polar bears and musk oxen — are a strong draw for scientists and photographers.


It's Called 'De-Extinction' — It's Like 'Jurassic Park,' Except It's Real

Friday, March 15, 2013

Science writer Carl Zimmer says we're not going to bring back dinosaurs. But we might be able to resurrect other extinct species.