Done sustainably, development can yield big wins - for financial capital and the natural capital we all depend on. Done wrong, it can be a financial quagmire and destroy the natural systems that are the very foundation of all that we cherish.
History buffs seeking outdoor adventure will believe they've struck gold when visiting the city of Alpena on Michigan's east coast. Alpena is rich with both -- many times in the same activity or attraction.
As difficult as the issues are surrounding the cheetah trade, knowing that I, myself, have witnessed in Ethiopia the arrival of these poor babies, scared and far from home, it was inspiring to see all of these disparate players in one room.
You might not be fully aware of it yet, but the evidence is all around us: humanity's impact upon planet Earth is now so profound that we are about t...
While individual legs aren't all super complicated, the facts that you're operating on much less oxygen in your blood, way below freezing, with gear that weighs you down, in clothes that encumber you, and on little sleep after weeks of getting there, conspire to make an Everest summit super hard.
A Series of Small Maneuvers by Eliot Treichel is an exquisite debut novel about a father/daughter river trip gone horribly wrong. Classified as young adult due to the age of the protagonist, this book is entirely relevant for readers of all ages.
2015 is almost over and it was a not easy one to ride. There was lack of inspiration and hours of thinking. There were changes in perspective, beliefs...
This video highlights and proves that Mother Nature is beautiful all year round. Unless you are a world traveler, we might not be so lucky to see all these gorgeous sights in person. So sit back with a cup of tea and enjoy these breathtaking views!
Since time immemorial polar bears, the largest land mammal carnivore on earth, have congregated in their hundreds, even thousands, on the shores of Hu...
So off I went, down the steep step of stairs that brought me directly into the park and then; boom! Sun glorious sun and wide open space and no one there but me and I was so happy and so grateful to be alive and whole, arriving here on this beautiful sunny day.
Interview with Dr. Bjarte Stubhaug, M.D., Ph.D. "There are great benefits in practicing mindfulness. In pure relaxation, in peace of mind, in the de...
Marshes, mangroves, coral and oyster reefs can help protect people and businesses from destruction caused by hurricanes and flooding. We know it may sound odd that nature can safeguard us from natural disasters. But we know it works.
Not only did I support 'em financially, but I worked with Audubon's team on a social media partnership, which helped to raise Audubon's profile, expand their network and generate support.
We hope Washington voters will follow suit to ensure an ivory ban is passed. Because this isn't just an issue abroad. It's an issue right here on American soil.
Once reports came through that it was safe to cautiously walk around, I went back to the Church Avenue station. I was able to walk down the stairs into the vestibule area. The turnstiles were roped off with yellow tape: Do Not Enter. Through the bars, I saw the hardy pigeon.