In 2022, we’ll journey into the Amazon to solve the mystery of a boiling river, to the South Pacific to search for the legendary aviator Amelia Earhart, and to K2, the world’s second-highest mountain, where a team of Nepalis has rewritten mountaineering history. We’ll also venture into some of the world’s most isolated forests with an engineer who turns old cell phones into poacher-tracking devices. And we’ll join a team of climbers and scientists searching for rare frog species that have evolved on cliffs rising out of Guyana’s cloud forests. Our weekly show begins January 18, hosted by Peter Gwin, Amy Briggs, and the editors and producers of Overheard.

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Meet our hosts

Peter Gwin

Peter Gwin is an editor at large for National Geographic and cohost of the award-winning podcast Overheard. He began as a staff writer for the magazine in 2003, and has contributed stories from an array of far-flung places, including pirates in the Malacca Straits, tyrannosaurs in the Junggar Basin, lost manuscripts in Timbuktu, ship-breakers in Bangladesh, Tuareg rebels in the Aïr Mountains, and Arabian horses in Oman. A native of Fayette County, Georgia, and a graduate of Furman University, he began his career as an English teacher in a small village in northern Botswana.

Amy Briggs

Amy Briggs is executive editor of National Geographic History magazine and cohost of the podcast. She came to National Geographic in 2006 as a book editor, covering a wide range of subjects, including archaeology in the Holy Land, backyard astronomy, and "sea monsters" of the Jurassic. She's the author of several books, including some of the National Geographic Angry Birds series. A graduate of Princeton University, Briggs hails from the great Garden State of New Jersey.