When I picture an "environmentalist," my mind does not immediately conjure up someone my age, but that's exactly what we found. The oldest person anywhere in the vicinity was 27. Time to partay... wholesome, campfire style.
Effective communication about the environment, check. Inspiration to address threats to Earth processes, check. Community of like-minded people who ...
You all know by now that Inside/Out -- the outdoor festival stage at Jacob's Pillow -- is my absolute favorite place to photograph dancers. The Pillow's outdoor stage is magical. The trees, the mountains, the sky. Everything is perfect -- as long as the weather cooperates.
South Africa's southern Kalahari, known also as the 'Green Kalahari', is an area that sees more rainfall than Botswana's drier Central Kalahari region, creating a unique natural climate and wilderness where you can observe a large diversity of species, quite unlike other wildlife reserves.
The story of coal ash keeps going nowhere. Unfortunately, the same can't be said about coal ash.
Whitewater rafting can spice up any trip, whether you're looking for a pleasant family float or a white-knuckle reunion of college friends. Here's what you need to know as you plan your next raft trip.
Summer is half over. The midway point of summer is like a well-seasoned woman. The galloping growth and sweet blush of spring have slowed and faded in her sweltering heat.
Myself and my friend Jacob are out of breath but pushing ourselves harder than we ever have before. A device on my arm won't stop vibrating with the message "Hunt Team in Pursuit." I could really, really use a Xanax. Did we lose them?
The development of more green space in urban areas is important -- not just to address immediate needs but also to ensure an ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability. How are inner-city children meant to share in that crucial commitment if they have no experience with it?
Life has become so fast-paced, yet we are disconnected in our ostensible technological connections and cannot find firm grounding on the very earth beneath our feet. Run by emotion and speed, video-gamed and overtired, the nurturing aspects of nature escape our view.
Trail Recommendation: K.I.L.L.M.E.N.O.W. -- Kahlua, Ibuprofen, Laughing gas, LSD, M&Ms, Ecstasy, Nuts, Oxycodone, Weed. Dude, are we climbing the mountain or is the mountain climbing us? Woah!
(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the July 29, 2013 edition.) Early last week, U.S. District Court Judge Susie Morgan in New Or...
Despite all of these tactics and efforts, rhino poaching continues. These endeavors make a big difference, but they are ultimately just a Band-Aid over a deep, seeping laceration, and we need to make many changes to win this war.
As an amateur wildlife photographer, I spend quality time with my long lens watching and waiting for opportunities to capture a great photo. Carefully watching the weather and the wildlife has contributed to some of my most durable management philosophies.
Over the next twenty-four hours, I learned that you've never experienced a thunderstorm until you've camped through one.
Camille Seaman sees interconnection while chasing storms. I value that, but I felt something different in the summer of 1980 -- perhaps because the storms hounded me.