A recurring character that transcends cultures, Mother Nature personifies the nurturing and replenishing qualities of the natural world.
Flowers, Films and Murder: The Story of Joan Root
For conservationist and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joan Root, preserving Kenya’s natural habitat came at the greatest price.
Remembering Zaha Hadid, Architect of Our Times
Although the technical merits of Zaha Hadid’s work were widely recognized, she regularly battled sexism in the architectural field.
This Conservationist is Fixing the Global Poaching Problem in a Unique Way
Dr. E.J. Milner-Gulland, a conservationist and professor at Oxford, is working to find a solution to poaching that benefits everyone.
Ching Shih, the Pirate Queen
Ching Shih maneuvered her way into her husband’s position of power, eventually becoming one of the most feared pirates on the China Sea.
Namsa Leuba and the New Faces of African Art
Namsa Leuba’s photography series NGL explores African identity through Western eyes.
What I Learned as a Woman Traveling Alone
I was a woman traveling alone in the wilderness of Finland for a Christmas without electronics or expectations.
Pages: Patricia Bell-Scott The Firebrand and the First Lady
Patricia Bell-Scott’s new book, The Firebrand and the First Lady, unearths the relationship between two seemingly disparate people …