This isn't how you create jobs in the airlines, in the hospitality industry, in the recreation industry, for restaurants, for national parks—the list goes on and on. Though they may differ as to the wisdom of the move, the travel press...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 struck the southern area of Lake Tanganyika early on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter of the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.1, was in a national park area in northern Zambia close to Lake Tanganyika. Show More Summary
When an incredibly compassionate man named Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua noticed that the animals of Tsavo West National Park were completely without water due to extreme drought conditions in Kenya, he began making long daily trips in a large water delivery truck to replenish empty waterholes. The park is home to a large variety of wild […]
It’s never too early to start thinking about your travels, particularly if you want to enjoy the beauty of the world on a nice, tidy budget. One of the best ways to do that is to camp and, at the same time, take advantage of one of the best bargains offered to American citizens, our national park system. Read more...
At Yosemite, the sunset transforms a waterfall into a cascade of fire.
Kruger National Park and other public and private game reserves have become battlefields where state security forces and game wardens fight for the rhinos' survival. Despite their efforts, conservative estimates give rhinos another seven years before they go extinct in the wild. Annette Hübschle is carrying out research into why the protection of rhinos is failing.
The park’s nearly 33,000 acres include waterfalls, forests, rolling hills and farmlands.
“Rhododendron threat raised in Dáil” is a brief but piquant news story well summed up in the first sentence: “Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae has claimed that the spread of rhododendron in Killarney National Park is so bad that the army may have to be called in to sort it out.” I bring it here solely […]
Kenya's Tsavo West National Park has seen no rainfall at all since last June. The waterholes have dried up, and wildlife is suffering. But Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua spends hours every day driving a water truck to concrete-lined waterholes in the park to make sure elephants, zebras, buffalo, and antelopes have enough water to survive. Show More Summary
The wild animals that inhabit Kenya's Tsavo West National Park have a hero -- and his name is Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua. Read more...
A new report details how complicated the National Park Service's deferred maintenance backlog really is—and why it shouldn't be used as a political weapon to privatize our parks
The camera-hogging congresscritter wants a full-scale probe of a tweet. Yes, a tweet. a months-old tweet from his state’s Bryce Canyon National Park. Chaffetz reportedly suspects that the tweet, which was posted in December the day after President Obama designated the more than 1.35-million-acre Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah, may reveal that the [...]
House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is ignoring Donald Trump's scandals, but timing of a tweet from a national park is "serious."
By Matt Hoffman, Veuer A tweet posted on December 29 by the National Park Service is now the subject of a congressional probe. Welcome to the family Bears Ears (& Gold Butte) NM! A hopeful slot in our front desk maps has long been held...Show More Summary
A Yosemite National Park trademark challenge now turns, in part, on two dramatically different estimates of what some famous names are worth. In a new court filing, the government made … Click to Continue »
Forest elephant populations in Central Africa’s most important nature preserve, Gabon’s Minkébé National Park, have declined by between 78^ and 81% over recent times as a result of poaching, new research from Duke University has found. Show More Summary
It isn't related to the protests, according to the National Park Service. [ more › ]
Republican U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz is probing a tweet that a national park sent a day after then-President Barack Obama designated a new national monument in the southeast part of … Click to Continue »
The National Park Service quickly removed the sign, but not before images spread on social media.
This afternoon, we have the following alert from the National Park Service: New York, NY – At approximately 12:50 PM this afternoon, a banner reading “Refugees Welcome” was unfurled atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty National Monument. The banner, approximately 3...Read more