April/May 2023

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Westminster Abbey - Opener v2

Crowns, Choirs and Crypts

The church’s many chambers and crypts hold the story of Britain’s past, present and future

a group of people take a break while on a hike

Down the River Roosevelt

The dangerous—yet victorious—trip wouldn’t have been possible without Cândido Rondon, an icon of Brazilian history

OPENER - A team skis from the remote Taku D site to the Camp 10 sleeping quarters. Students often travel as much as 8 to 10 miles a day, carrying packs a third of their body weight.

School of Rocks

Traversing an icefield by foot and on skis, the young researchers experience one of the coolest classrooms in the nation

OPENER-Dairy farms like this one run by the Barstow family in Hadley, Massachusetts, make smart use of a substance cows produce in abundance.

Waste Not

These New Englanders have found a way to help the planet and convert more than 9,000 tons of cow waste annually into electricity

Opener - Saylor Flett, left, fans flames ignited by Jeff Greef. Air quality, weather and even bird migration affect when it’s safe to conduct a burn.

Under Control

How communities in the West are boldly setting property ablaze to reduce the impact of extreme wildfires

monk seal

Out of the Shadows

The endangered sea creature, known for its reclusive nature, has re-emerged out of the shadows


Frozen Moments

From Norway to Nepal, this year’s winning images span the globe to capture the extraordinary

Opener - Katende mission and telegram

Shattered: The Youngest Victims of Belgian Rule

Colonialism's brutal legacy, including the European nation's policy of forcing mixed-race children into orphanages, is still keenly felt today


The Power of Portraits

An exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery showcases the photography of Brian Lanker—and the remarkable lives of his subjects



Majestic and sturdy, the icon of the American South has offered protection time and again


Out of the Mist

A new exhibition shines a light on the stunning work of Clarice Beckett


More Than Anne

L.M. Montgomery created a classic of children's literature, but what about her lesser-known works?


Before There Was Jazz

The innovations of a forgotten genius who laid the groundwork for the nation's signature music


Sew to Speak

Beloved by her pupils, schoolteacher Leah Maguire embraced her freedom through sewing this sampler


Fight of the Century

The pages highlight the dramatic, racially charged match between Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries

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