This remarkable bird of prey, the bald eagle, was headed the way of so many other species and died out, at the hands of us humans.
The eagle's recovery inspires us to dream about the possibilities to do equally important work elsewhere on the planet.
The current, rather frothy debate about proposed development at Crissy Field in the Presidio at San Francisco's Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which arguably ranks in significance with New York's Central Park and Washington, DC's National Mall, deserves more national attention.
If this 1.3 metric ton poison drop is allowed to move forward, thousands of wild animals will be inhumanely poisoned, and in turn, those killed become a poisoned food source for other animals.
The African penguin is in peril. Classified as endangered, the species is considered to be in rapid decline with just 60,000 left in existence.
More than anything else, Elementari Rising might be about the inevitable loss of innocence, the unsustainability of normal life in the face of natural disaster. Perhaps for that reason the protagonist is young, and the threatened Terakhein are children.
Venturing into the wolf enclosure, we were told not to be afraid because the wolves had just been fed. Great. That certainly put my mind at ease.
Every year, millions welcome the start of the New Year as an opportunity to reflect and resolve. It seems fitting that we begin 2014 with our own version of resolutions that seek a shared result -- a healthy Great Lakes ecosystem for many new years to come.
ADD/ADHD may affect more than 2 million children in America. Studies have shown that the symptoms of ADD are reduced in children who participate in outdoor activities in green natural settings.
Allow me to introduce you to my friend the cheetah: It's the world's fastest land animal, and we've lost over 90 percent of the world's wild population in the last 100 years. The cheetah and I are old friends.
Ice: Priorities Ice is not soft and peaceful like its sister snow. Ice is loud, stinging, and dangerous. We get a lot of ice in Pennsylvania. And ...
"The weather can get a little rough at times," understates Craig Simson, Ski Patrol Director at Keystone Resort, Colorado, who begins each workday with a 7am briefing at the summit of Dercum Mountain.
Many in India worship Sherawali Mata or Durga, the divine "Mother Goddess" who comes mounted on a tiger, making the king of the jungle the chosen vehicle of one of India's most powerful and revered religious deities.
Coyotes provide many ecosystem services that benefit people including their control of smaller predators, disease-carrying rodents and jackrabbits, which compete with domestic livestock for available forage. As apex predators, wolves increase biodiversity and ecological integrity. Even the contest sponsors are unwilling to defend their contest.
This June, the National Outdoor Leadership School's Expedition Denali set out to climb the highest peak in North America, Mt. McKinley. The group aimed to inspire minorities to get active and get outdoors. Andy Adkins, pro-filmmaker and novice climber, was there to capture the journey.
Snow: Silence No matter where you live, winter is generally epitomized by snow. For those of us lucky enough to experience snow, we know that it br...