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Fire Affecting Our Rainforest Doesn't Shake Us Up? We Need a Time-Out!

Audrey Peterman | Posted 08.11.2015 | Green
Audrey Peterman

The idea of an uncontrolled fire in that verdant place inflamed my mind. How could it fail to wake up our population to the dangers that we are already experiencing, writ large by climate scientists and our current experience on the land and seas?

This Is The Quietest Place In America

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel

As travelers, we're always looking for places to unplug, unwind and totally disconnect from the hectic world we live in. Away from human buzz, we're a...

National Parks Get The Go-Ahead To Raise Entrance Fees

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel

If you're headed to a U.S. national park this fall, be sure to savor the last of the leaf peeping -- and what could be the last of the low admission p...

World Water Day: Reflections From Our National Parks

Theresa Pierno | Posted 05.21.2014 | Green
Theresa Pierno

Across the country, our Great Waters, which are recognized for their national significance, provide drinking water for millions, support critical jobs...

A Beautiful Beach Hike In Washington

AP | MANUEL VALDES | Posted 08.02.2013 | Travel

SHI SHI BEACH, Wash. -- First there's a drive through windy seaside and tree-lined roads. Then there's a peek at the farthest northwest point in the l...

PHOTO: More Japanese Tsunami Debris May Have Reached U.S.

Posted 12.19.2012 | Green

Federal, state and tribal officials in Washington State are working to reach a huge piece of debris they believe could be from last year's Japanese ts...

Following Goat Attack, Park Tells Hikers: Don't Pee On Trails

AP | Posted 09.07.2011 | Green

PORT ANGELES, Wash. -- Olympic National Park in Washington state is urging hikers not to urinate along backcountry trails to avoid attracting mountain...

Top Ten Best National Parks You Don't Know About

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green

While the same standard list may come to mind whenever you ponder the United States' National Parks, it is our hope here at HuffPost Green that this s...