Praising Arizona


He’d always had a quickening of the heart when he crossed into Arizona and beheld the cactus country. This was as the desert should be, this was the desert of the picture books, with the land unrolled to the farthest distant horizon hills, with saguaro standing sentinel in their strange chessboard pattern, towering supinely above the fans of ocotillo and brushy mesquite.

The Bird Man of Navarino

Steven McGehee Biologist Bird Study

Steven McGehee, a Missouri-born biologist and prolific researcher of birds, was asked to go south and study the birds on the island of Navarino—one of the many islands that make up Chile’s Antarctic province—some of his Chilean colleagues warned against it.

Dan In Peru

Dan Puiatti Peru

In June 2013, Outpost Magazine sent Daniel Puiatti, Associate Online Editor, to Peru, with a simple set of objectives: accompany the Rainforest Alliance on an expedition to visit their eco-tourist and sustainable development partners in the Amazon Rainforest, and to trek with Mountain Lodges of Peru across the Andean plateau to the sacred Satkeny mountain. This is his story.

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