Christopher R. Cox

Articles by Christopher R. Cox

Mission to Montserrat

June 26, 2013 — The tiny Caribbean Island buried almost 20 years ago by a still-smoldering volcano is now brimming with signs of life, a thriving a population of orioles brought back from the brink of extinction, and the looming threat of another blast.

Natural Wonders on the Caribbean's Island of Dominica

August 20, 2012 — Newly discovered by adventurous travelers and the eco-minded, Dominica is a Caribbean pearl that harbors jewel-like rare parrots and a boiling lake.

On Safari in Botswana

June 21, 2012 — Botswana is a place of almost mythic names: the Kalahari Desert, the Okavango Delta. Our 10-day safari is your guide to turning this land of boundless beauty into your wildlife-watching dream come true.

Organic Honey Is Creating a Buzz in the U.S. Virgin Islands

April 10, 2012 — The sweet stuff is a treat for travelers, in everything from cocktails to entrees.

Beauty and the Bomb: Puerto Rico's Vieques

February 22, 2012 — Bombs once exploded on Isla de Vieques during naval exercises. Now that the military range has been turned into a wildlife refuge, the fireworks on this Puerto Rican island are created by glowing microorganisms in its bioluminescent bay.

Paradise Found

September 09, 2011 — After enduring years of bloodshed and oppression under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime, Cambodia now hosts growing numbers of nature-seeking tourists who come to discover some of the largest wilderness areas remaining in Asia.

Stepping Out

September 04, 2011 — Masked by stinking anaerobic mud, fuggy heat, clouds of mosquitoes, and acre upon acre of flooded forest, mangroves are as mysterious as they are vital to our coasts.