Summer skiing in North America exists, but the options are few and far between. Take a trip below the Equator, however, and you'll find something different... the seasons are flipped.
If you were to enter a church, mosque, or synagogue determined to plunder it before burning it down, you would probably end up in custody. Do the same to Earth, home to us all, and you might be eligible for a government subsidy.
How often have we heard this? "Religion is violent." "Religion is sexist." "Religion is wrecking the planet." Actually, more often than not, religion gone wrong has been hijacked. Stolen. Bought, sold, made off with.
Why do Americans so value nature? There are probably as many reasons as there are Americans. With the start of summer, The Trust for Public Land is furthering the national movement to promote parks and open space by collecting testimonials for nature from men, women, and children nationwide.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
Big cities have a lot going for them, but spacious backyards aren't one of them. Designers in high-density places like San Francisco and New York have long dealt with getting homeowners the most bang for their buck.
Any fool can destroy trees. They cannot run away; and if they could, they would still be destroyed -- chased and hunted down as long as fun or a dolla...
Unlike most humane organizations, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA also provides care for injured and orphaned native wild animals. And this time of...
To the "wilderness" concept or idea -- the point is not that humans have no place in part of the biosphere. We are agents of creation and destruction in the biological hurly burly no less than other species. We are not specially more than other species, nor are we specially less.
You're such a bum. Take it as a compliment: You want to ski, board, climb, kayak, mountain bike, and hike your way through life. You won't find a jud...
Letting go is the oxygen of life. The luster of love. The sacred spirit of joy. Surrender to the possibility that you know what's best for you. Re...
There is urgency now to the conservation and grassroots efforts to rein in the Navy's relentless and arrogant attacks on our ocean's life support system. The Navy may not be listening, but the people are.
With the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service moving toward dropping Endangered Species Act protections for grizzly bears that live in and around Yellowstone National Park, few Americans likely realize the bears occupy a mere 4 percent of their historic range in the lower 48 states.
Is goodness tossed at me every day, all day long, and if it is, how often do I miss it, step over it or look past it? Regardless of my state of mind, every time I do stop and see a plum on our walkway, I feel as though someone has given me a gift.
These trails aren't your average single-track, they are designed with bikes in mind, incorporating features like rolling terrain, banked turns, jumps, boardwalks over soft/sensitive areas, and uniform surfaces. In other words: they are FUN!
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.