Authorities in Zimbabwe say a South African hunter died after being trampled by an elephant. A wildlife official said Monday that hunter Theunis Botha was with a client near Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park on Friday when he "unknowingly" walked into a herd of elephants. Simukai Nyasha, spokesman...
For author Wallace Stegner, the West embodied what he called “the geography of promise.” “National parks,” he wrote in 1983, “are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst." Here’s a look at a few ways to stretch your...
After the fires in November of last year, the region has bounced back.
As amazing as it is to travel the world, we forget that there are stunning places to see right in our own backyard. A favorite among anyone who loves the great outdoors is The Narrows at Zion National Park in Utah. And even those who prefer the great indoors will be able to appreciate the beauty of this popular hike that has no trail. Show More Summary
Yosemite National Park is one of America’s most beautiful natural landscapes but years of drought have seen many of its rivers and waterfalls lose some of their majestic power. But thanks to heavy snowmelt, many of them are back with...Show More Summary
Andrew Snelling is a young-earth creationist with a PhD in geology who wants to study the Grand Canyon. The National Park Service (NPS), which regulated who gets to do science in Grand Canyon National Park, turned down his application. You can probably guess what happened next. Snelling is now suing the NPS and the Department […]
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The newly-released Dronescapes spotlights some of the world's most unique aerial images, with standouts including an eagle flying over Bali Barat National Park in Indonesia.
A different way to preserve the land than designating it a national park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty exists primarily to preserve and enhance the natural beauty of the landscape, whereas a national park also aims to preserve...Show More Summary
This is the famous and elusive Horsetail “Firefall” Fall in Yosemite, but unlike every other image you may have seen – always taken near sunset around February – the fire effect in this image is caused by moonlight. That’s the only possible...Show More Summary
A Siberian tiger that terrorized Russia's Far East city of Vladivostok by prowling its suburbs has been relocated to a vast, wild Russian national park where officials hope he will thrive.
Located in the heart of Fiordland National Park of New Zealand, the Kepler Track offers panoramic views of mountains, lakes, and fiords. Fiordland is also home to Milford Sound, Milford Track, and the Routeburn Track. It gets 24-36...Show More Summary
Paradox Sports runs adaptive climbing trips for people with disabilities. In this 360 video, rock climbers like Shawn Sturges, who is blind, learn new techniques at Joshua Tree National Park.
One of the UK’s 15 National Parks, set on England’s southern edge, the New Forest offers a wealth of things to see or do,and both coast and countryside to explore. Although it is growing in popularity with British visitors, it is still relatively off the radar to those living overseas. If you’ve never thought about […]
Writes The Atlantic.Last week, [Andrew] Snelling sued park administrators and the Department of Interior, which administers the national parks program, because they would not grant him a permit to collect 50 to 60 fist-sized rocks. All research in the national park is restricted, especially if it requires removing material. Show More Summary
Here is a collection of 22 vivid color photo that shows everyday life of Canadians in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Cave and Basin swimming pool, Banff National Park, Alberta, October 1948 Five hostel workers, Quebec City, AugustShow More Summary
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Alaska is an incredibly huge and beautiful place. And perhaps the crown jewel is Denali National Park, home to the highest point in North America. Visiting the park is an amazing experience -- it's akin to going on an African safariShow More Summary
She was the alpha female of a pack in Yellowstone National Park, sought after for photographs because of her unusual white coat. The wolf was found suffering from severe wounds and had to be put down.
A Yellowstone wolf famed for her rare all-white coat had to be euthanized last month after hikers found her suffering from a fatal gunshot wound, says a new report from the National Park Service. Read more...