Scott Wallace is an award-winning journalist who covers vanishing cultures, armed conflict, and the environment around the world. A former foreign correspondent based in El Salvador and Nicaragua, Scott covered Central America and the Caribbean during the tumultuous 1980s for Newsweek, CBS News, and The Guardian. Scott is a regular contributor to National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Traveler. He is the recipient of the Explorers Club's prestigious Lowell Thomas Award for excellence in expedition reporting. In addition to his work in the former Soviet Union, the Middle East and South Asia, Scott has evolved a distinguished career as a reporter and photographer in Cuba, Central America, the Andes and the Amazon. He has joined National Geographic Expeditions to Cuba, Costa Rica, Patagonia, and Morocco. He is the author of the bestselling book The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes.