Environment

Crowd Sourcing to Fund Greenland Research

Crowd Sourcing to Fund Greenland Research

If you know anything about Greenland, then you probably know that it isn’t as green as it sounds. Or is it?

The Human Aspect of Conservation: Interview with Laura Belleville of ATC

The Human Aspect of Conservation: Interview with Laura Belleville of ATC

Ever wondered what it would be like to have a career in trail conservation? Laura Belleville of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy is the Director of Conservation for the long 2,180 miles of winding trails, and she can tell you it’s not the easiest job – but one of the most [...]

Wreck Diving the Great Lakes

Wreck Diving the Great Lakes

Wreck diving! It’s one of the biggest watery thrills you can have if you love the water. It can also kill you. But mostly, the thrills thing.

Quagga Mussel: Scourge of the Great Lakes

Quagga Mussel: Scourge of the Great Lakes

Back in the 1990s, Bill Clinton was president, alternative music was all the rage, and the Zebra was the mussel du jour of the Great Lakes. In the mussel community, it’s quite gauche to tear apart the native ecosystem one small link at a time over the span of several [...]

Athlete’s Foot Threatens Worldwide Frog Populations

Athlete’s Foot Threatens Worldwide Frog Populations

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.

Outdoor Recreation: America’s Overlooked Economic Giant

Outdoor Recreation: America’s Overlooked Economic Giant

Outdoor recreation has long been an integral makeup of our national identity, but if you ask most Americans to list the top industries in the U.S., you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who

Naturalists Notch Win for Suffield National Wildlife Area

Naturalists Notch Win for Suffield National Wildlife Area

The Suffield National Wildlife Area is located in the southeast portion of the province of Alberta, Canada. Created in 2003, Suffield NWA (SNWA) was created with the purpose of preserving the land and providing a

6 Heli-Skiing Destinations in North America

6 Heli-Skiing Destinations in North America

Heli-skiing is about as exhilarating as winter sports get. The helicopter ride in itself is a rush, but to have full access to miles of pristine, unconquered terrain is an experience worth adding to the bucket list.

The Great Python Massacre of 2013

The Great Python Massacre of 2013

Pythons have been rampaging through the Florida wilderness ever since the first pet that got too big was let go into the Everglades from a teary-eyed owner who could no longer care for the beast.

At UN Climate Negotiations, U.S. Continues ‘Too Little, Too Late’ Mandate

At UN Climate Negotiations, U.S. Continues ‘Too Little, Too Late’ Mandate

The president of COP18, the 18th convening of the United Nations climate change negotiations, bangs his gavel against the table, signaling consensus of the hundreds of diplomats from around the world. Gathered in Doha to set the stage for a binding treaty in 2015,