Nature

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.

Pan-Okhotsk: A Story of Climate Change

Pan-Okhotsk: A Story of Climate Change

The Pan-Okhotsk region begins with the Sea of Okhotsk nestled between Russia and Japan. The area encompasses more than the sea itself, however, stretching east-to-west from Alaska all the way to Russia, and

Blame it on the Tetons

Blame it on the Tetons

My friends and I played that Modest Mouse song nonstop before our ascent of The Grand Teton. Driving through Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in the shadow of the mountain, we listened as Isaac Brock sang, “Blame

Hot Pots: Mother Nature’s Hot Tub

Hot Pots: Mother Nature’s Hot Tub

There are places where the waters of a hot spring – normally so scalding hot that you’d die if you went in – intersect with a cool river. The confluence of hot and cold creates pleasant waters in which to bathe, called a hot pot (not to be confused with [...]

Earthen Building: Why and How-To

Earthen Building: Why and How-To

There are many ways that people can change in order to relieve the burden of destruction from the shoulders of the environment. More efficient electric cars are being produced, wind farms are popping up all over the place, and small, organic gardens seem to be taking over grassy lawns.

5 Amazing Examples of Biomimicry

5 Amazing Examples of Biomimicry

Did you know that burrs clinging to animal hair led to the invention of Velcro, or that the first jet planes were designed to emulate the aerodynamic capabilities of avian species? Across the globe, scientists

6 of America’s Most Hidden Hot Springs

6 of America’s Most Hidden Hot Springs

The steam rises up into the forest as you breathe in the vapors of the natural pool you lay in, gazing into the mountains. There’s nothing quite like finding a hot spring in the middle

The Volcanic Seven Summits

The Volcanic Seven Summits

Attempting to summit the tallest mountains this world has to offer is a popular activity amongst the elite adventurers of this planet. Climbing the notorious ‘seven summits’ is an achievement of incomparable magnitude, however it

Cliff Camping: For Adrenaline Junkies Only

Cliff Camping: For Adrenaline Junkies Only

Ever wonder what it would be like to replace the safety of a firm, stable campground with the life-threatening danger of camping on a cliff face? For many, the mere thought of