In 1988, a team of rescuers managed to safely extricate three California Grey whales trapped in a treacherous ice flow off the coast of the North Pole. This real-life incident was the inspiration for Big Miracle, a motion picture starring Drew Barrymore that was released last year.
Articles written by: Brad Nehring
As unpleasant as athlete’s foot is to humans, recent studies show the bacterial fungus is having a devastating effect on frog populations in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Australia.
On Dec. 27, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson stepped down after nearly four years in office. “I will leave the EPA confident the ship is sailing in the right direction,” she said in
Unless you don’t have any uncles and have never ventured outdoors, chances are you’ve owned at least one Swiss Army knife. These versatile tools have been utilized for more than 125 years, and today hold
In November 2011, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) concluded the first worldwide assessment of our land resources. The findings were dire: officials speculated that more than a quarter of the planet’s farmland
Beer enthusiasts rejoice as breweries across the country unveil their latest seasonal concoctions. Here are our choices for the best of the best in winter brews, from critically acclaimed imports to homegrown classics
For many of us, the New Year represents an opportunity to reinvent our lifestyle and do away with some of our bad habits. At least, for a month or so. In order to avoid biting
As 2012 comes to a close, we’d like to look back on the wildest outdoor-related news stories of the year. From tiny frogs to Felix Baumgartner, here were some of our favorite headlines of the year.
If groomed trails and established runs don’t quench your thirst for adrenaline, then a solid hand-built ramp (known as a ‘kicker’) might be just what the doctor ordered. Follow the steps below and you’ll
The slopes of the U.S., Canada, Switzerland, and an elite handful of other nations are world-renowned. But as these five countries demonstrate, sometimes all you need is a snowy hill and some grooming equipment to serve the ski and snowboard crowd.