Stretching from the southwestern plains of the United States up into the Arctic Ocean, the Rocky Mountains are home to some of the most diverse and impressive creatures on the planet. Take a look at some of the superstars among them in this month’s conservation feature.
The largest rainforest on Earth is a marvel of nature. Its powerful central river system gives life to its unmatched wealth of endemic species. Its bounty of resources have become a part of every day life in the western world. It is both mysterious and familiar, with many treasures still hiding under its canopy.