While it's difficult to mitigate the effects of human activities for surprising visitors from the north who are unaware of the hazards of populated, temperate climates, we can be more much conscious of our behavior toward more familiar and common wildlife in our communities.
Man Versus Nature: It's the ultimate reality show, and we may not have to wait long to see who will be he ultimate loser.
The Bobcat had been seen regularly over the past year at the Del Valle Regional Park in the East Bay, raiding the dumpster where fishermen cleaned their catch.
What many visitors don't know, and locals are happy to keep a secret, is that Las Vegas is a serious outdoor town. It's brimming with hikers, climbers, skiers, and mountaineers of all stripes.
Almost five hundred years ago, in 1515, the German artist Albrecht Dürer made a woodcut of a rhinoceros that has become famous throughout the world. The exotic image delighted Europe in its own day. Centuries later, it was still being published in biology textbooks.
While it may seem like common sense that fresh air and exercise are good for our health, the trends point to dramatic drops in outdoor time for children.
Back in October, I was approached by a journalist who was writing a piece for Science Careers on the changing roles of academic journal editors and wh...
Unless you've been under a travel rock for the past couple of years, you've probably heard about the discovery of Hang Sơn Đoòng (HSD), the largest cave in the world. The good news? It's now open to explorers.
Like Radiohead, peanut butter and Jennifer Lawrence, some things are popular for a reason. Nestled into the center of Chile's expansive Patagonian region rests Torres del Paine, one the most iconic and coveted national parks of the entire Patagonian region.
From invisible geckos and colorful chameleons to strange primates and otherworldly insects, here are a few amazing creatures that you may see while visiting what is arguably the most unique country in the world.
Creating an inspiration board helps me jump start my imagination and compartmentalize my thoughts when I feel my styles are getting stale. As a bonus, inspiration boards have proven to be useful tools when reviewing visual ideas with my clients.
As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve, and life begins to flow with joy and ease. When you act out of present-moment awareness, whatever you do becomes imbued with a sense of quality, care, and love -- even the simplest action.
Though recent news hasn't been good -- record drought in the Southwest, the precipitous decline of Monarch butterflies, the extermination of top predators that keep our ecosystems healthy -- my recent trip to Australia made me feel more hopeful than in a long time.
I knew that I wanted to spend more time outdoors, that I wanted to grow vegetables, and that I somehow wanted to be part of the team working to restore real food to the world. I knew I was ready to be my own boss -- and to live on a much smaller budget.
Indeed it is often the world's poor -- those with few alternative food sources, with less public infrastructure, with limited health care and insurance -- who feel the most immediate brunt of environmental losses. But is money a panacea?
by guest blogger Elizabeth G. Craig My boys have been sick all week with fevers. A little bit of the sniffles, too, but mostly this incessant fever...