"The Burial Of Kojo" takes place in Ghana, using a cast and crew made up almost entirely of locals. Above, Cynthia Dakwa, who plays the role of "Esi," and Joseph Otsiman, who plays "Kojo."
Ofoe Amegavie/Ofoe Amegavie
Like most American ski areas, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area operates on U.S. Forest Service land thanks to a federal lease. Shrinking federal budgets to maintain recreational access to public lands mean locals have to be creative to keep trails open and safe.
The sea squirt Ascidia sydneiensis, a tubelike animal that squirts water out of its body when alarmed, is one of 48 additional nonnative marine species in the Galapagos Islands documented in a newly published study. Previously, researchers knew of only five.
Courtesy of Jim Carlton
Henry, a border collie with the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association, flies with his handler over ski slopes in the Canadian Rockies. He is one of six dogs profiled in the IMAX film Superpower Dogs.
Cosmic Picture Limited