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Yellowstone National Park

The Sounds Of Yellowstone National Park Remind Us Why It's Worth Preserving

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 03.22.2017 | Politics

On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed a law protecting the lands that are now Yellowstone National Park, creating America’s first nati...

Hundreds Of Wild Bison Are Being Rounded Up And Slaughtered. Again.

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.09.2017 | Politics

Federal officials are beginning the annual process of shipping hundreds of wild American bison from Yellowstone National Park to slaughter. Fifteen bi...

No One Can Get Enough Of This Otter Sliding Down A Snowy Hill

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.08.2017 | Weird News

When’s the last time you experienced — or even witnessed — total unbridled joy? If it’s been a while, or really, even if it’s only been, lik...

Supernatural Yellowstone: America's First National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 01.18.2017 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

The art created by Thomas Moran showing Artist Point was used to convince congress to establish the national park. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish If yo...

'Green News Report' - November 22, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.22.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: North Dakota police escalate tactics against Dakota Access Pipeline prote...

Man Who Dissolved In Acidic Hot Spring Was Trying To 'Hot Pot,' Report Shows

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.19.2016 | Green

An Oregon man who died in June after falling into a boiling hot spring at Yellowstone National Park was looking for a place to “hot pot,” or soak ...

An Uncertain Future For Our National Parks? Not On Our Watch

Theresa Pierno | Posted 08.25.2016 | Green
Theresa Pierno

Today, the nation will celebrate one of our country's crowning achievements, the centennial of the National Park Service, and a model of conservation and preservation now used all over the world.

USAGov's 11 National Parks You Can't Miss in 2016 | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel

Time flies whether you're inside or outside. On August 25, the National Park Service turns 100 and the celebrations are a century in the making. In fa...

Visiting Yellowstone Without The crowds

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 08.03.2016 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

Yellowstone National Park has become one of the most popular destinations in America as streaming caravans of tourists make their way to the rugged si...

Of bears and biases: scientific judgment and the fate of Yellowstone's grizzlies

The Conversation US | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

The grizzly, or brown, bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is posed to lose protections under the Endangered Species Act. Jim Peaco, Yellowstone...

Yellowstone Fines Tourist $1,000 For Collecting Water From Hot Springs

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 06.16.2016 | Crime

Yellowstone National Park officials are through with warnings. After a tourist died falling into a hot spring and two others kidnapped a baby bison --...

Black Bear Casually Opens Car Door, Sends Family Into Fit Of Terror

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.17.2016 | Green

A family out for a drive got more than they bargained for when a large and curious American black bear casually opened their car door. A spokeswoman f...

Yellowstone Says 'No Remains Left To Recover' Of Visitor Who Fell Into Hot Spring (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.08.2016 | Green

UPDATE: June 8 -- Yellowstone National Park rangers have suspended efforts to recover the body of an Oregon man who fell into a boiling hot spring on ...

Yellowstone Bison Tourists Speak Out After Nationwide Shaming

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.03.2016 | Green

The Canadian tourists who were lambasted on social media after putting a newborn bison into the trunk of their SUV during a trip to Yellowstone Nation...

New Video May Change Your Mind (A Little) On Tourist Who Put Bison Calf In SUV

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green

The Internet has mocked and condemned a Canadian tourist who put a bison calf in his SUV last week at Yellowstone National Park, and the man clearly m...

WATCH: Wolf Instantly Regrets Attacking This Badass Baby Bison

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.12.2016 | Science

This little baby bison looks like it would be no match for a hungry wolf on the prowl at Yellowstone National Park. But looks can be deceiving. Separ...

Vital Ground: Grizzly Bears and Greater Yellowstone

Dan Chu | Posted 05.06.2016 | Green
Dan Chu

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently proposed removing endangered species protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears. When the bear was first placed on the Endangered Species list 40 years ago, the population was less than 140 bears.

Yellowstone's Most Famous Grizzly Bear Was Shot And Killed

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.03.2016 | Crime

To officials at Yellowstone National Park, the 25-year-old grizzly was known simply as bear #211. To tourists, photographers and nature lovers everyw...

Should Grizzlies in the Yellowstone Area Be Delisted and Trophy Hunted? Protecting Animals in the Rage of Humanity

Marc Bekoff | Posted 04.30.2017 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Protecting animals in the Rage of Humanity: A conversation with world renowned photographer Tom Mangelsen and environmental writer Todd Wilkinson who ...

Rare Video Captures 'Bear Bathtub' In Full Use In Yellowstone

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green

Rare video taken by National Geographic shows bears in Yellowstone National Park slipping into a natural washbasin for a cooling bath -- irrefutable e...

6 U.S. National Parks To Visit This Year

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.12.2017 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

There are 84 million acres of protected national parkland in the U.S., and this year the National Park Service (they take care of it all) celebrates i...

You Might Be Able To Outrun A Supervolcano

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.08.2016 | Science

You probably don't spend a lot of time thinking about the "supervolcano" lurking beneath Yellowstone National Park, but should that behemoth decide to...

Gorgeous Photos Show Yellowstone National Park Only Gets Better With Age

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 03.01.2016 | Politics

On March 1, 1872 President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act into law, making Yellowstone the first national park a...

The Top 10 Places In Visit In America Will Surprise You

Lonely Planet | Posted 02.28.2017 | Travel
Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet's travel experts have scoured the U.S. to create the ultimate travel wish list for 2016. Some of our choices are perennial favorites, while others are just stepping into the spotlight, but all have one thing in common: now is the time to go.

Yellowstone Park Services Sentence Iconic Bison to Death

Julia Orr | Posted 02.26.2017 | Green
Julia Orr

We've seen it before with the wild mustang horse roundups, the hunting of wolves, coyotes and other predators, black bear hunts and now Yellowstone Park is going to send over 900 bison to slaughter to appease local cattle ranchers.