Published April 20, 2011
Explore zoomable maps of the U.S. Gulf Coast to see which beaches were hit worst by the oil spill last summer and how they're faring now. (Also see: "Gulf Oil Spill Anniversary: Hard-Hit Beaches Mostly Oil-Free.")
Mouse over the images to access zoom tools. "Home" icon returns picture to fully zoomed-out view.
Photojournalist Allison Shelley documented Haiti for a year after the 2010 quake. She went back this month to check on rebuilding progress.
An innovative mapping project could help indigenous people claim ancestral lands—and protect ancient forest.
With little known about sea snakes, scientists worry that massive harvests could be damaging wild populations.
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