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The Rooftop Garden Hall of Fame

The Rooftop Garden Hall of Fame

Aesthetics aside, rooftop gardens are highly beneficial to urban areas. They regulate temperature inside their buildings using organic means, absorb carbon emissions from traffic below, provide

Green Rankings 2012: Big Companies Making a Big Environmental Difference

Green Rankings 2012: Big Companies Making a Big Environmental Difference

Every year, Newsweek and The Daily Beast compile ‘Green Rankings’, a comprehensive list of companies that are leading the world in reduced environmental impact and sustainable management practices.

Past Presidential Park Proponents

Past Presidential Park Proponents

As we near election time, many outdoors enthusiasts are examining prospective politicians not for their stance on abortion, the economy, or health care, but for their views on the environment.

3 of the Highest Cliff Jumpers in Ski History

3 of the Highest Cliff Jumpers in Ski History

Launching off a cliff with a pair of skis strapped to your feet is one of the most adrenaline-filled and amazing feelings that this world has to offer. It doesn’t matter if it’s a 10-foot jump or a 60-foot cliff, soaring through the air with only snow beneath you is an [...]

The Fundamentals of Ice Fishing

The Fundamentals of Ice Fishing

Dating back to Neanderthals of the Pleistocene Age, ice fishing is the oldest winter pastime that still exists today (unless you count walking in the snow). While spears and jagged rocks have been replaced by

Polar Explorer Announces Plans to Bike to the South Pole

Polar Explorer Announces Plans to Bike to the South Pole

Mountaineer and polar explorer Eric Larsen has made a career out of visiting the coldest places on the planet. The man who once visited both the North and South Pole, and climbed Mt. Everest – all in the same year –  has announced plans to return to the South Pole once again.

5 Outdoor Houses for Really Hardcore Enthusiasts

5 Outdoor Houses for Really Hardcore Enthusiasts

Most people live in cookie cutter-like above ground structures that have little or nothing to do with the surrounding environment. Me on the otherhand; I lived in a treehouse for two years. And in doing so, I learned a lot about unconventional houses

NatGeo Announces 2013′s Adventurers of the Year

Has the world been explored? According to these 10 amazing adventurers, the answer is no.

Extreme Winter Camping: Things to Forget About

Extreme Winter Camping: Things to Forget About

Camping during warm-weather months poses challenges of its own, such as bears, heat stroke, flash floods, you name it. Most people can get through it, however, with nary a threat to their lives. Not

National Park Service Waives Entry Fees this Weekend

National Park Service Waives Entry Fees this Weekend

Elections got you wound up? The National Park Service is here to help. The NPS is waiving all entry fees for November 10-12 in honor of Veterans Day. Perhaps, this is a way that everyone, regardless of party affiliation, wins.