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Yellowstone National Park

Now That Yellowstone Killed Blaze Bear, What About Her Cubs? Let Them Go Free

Marc Bekoff | Posted 08.31.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Blaze, a mother bear who was killed -- not euthanized -- by park employees in Yellowstone National Park after she killed and partially ate an intruding human, has become the "poster bear" for all that is wrong with killing a mother with young cubs at her side.

Rewriting the Human Story

Robert Koehler | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Oh, sacred planet. The terror of climate crisis is a long time in the making. As I read about the mass mobilization forming around the upcoming U.N. climate change convention, which is likely to accomplish far too little, I feel a desperate impatience, a tearing at my soul.

Compassionate Conservation, Cecil the Murdered Lion, and Blaze the Slaughtered Yellowstone Bear

Marc Bekoff | Posted 08.20.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

The broad and interdisciplinary field of conservation biology has received a good deal of attention that has stimulated researchers and others to weigh in on what sorts of human-animal interactions are permissible as we try to save animals and their homes.

Urgent: Spare the Bear Who Killed Hiker

Bernie Shine | Posted 08.12.2015 | Green
Bernie Shine

Last week an individual in Yellowstone National Park was reportedly hiking alone, off trail, and without bear spray (all against park recommendations)...

Killing the Grizzly Bear Who Killed a Man in Yellowstone and Her Cubs Is a Horrific Idea

Marc Bekoff | Posted 08.14.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

My heart goes out to the man who was killed and to his family and friends. And, I know others would agree that this is an incredibly sad event -- but that the bears shouldn't be killed. Killing the bears is not euthanasia, but rather premeditated slaughter or murder.

10 Tourist Traps You Absolutely Cannot Miss

Trippy | Posted 07.16.2015 | Travel
Trippy

Just because a tourist attraction is popular doesn't mean it isn't absolutely fantastic. To find out which tourist traps should go on his shortlist, television host and advisor to travel website Trippy.com Andrew Zimmern asked the site's members which ones are worth the trip.

Making More Room to Roam for Yellowstone Bison

Clark Bunting | Posted 07.01.2015 | Green
Clark Bunting

What is it about bison that could have a dozen different people from wildly different backgrounds grinning like Cheshire cats? And why do we have an obligation to protect them?

Not Even This Ghastly Warning Stops Tourists From Provoking A Bison Attack

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.03.2015 | Weird News

This comically terrifying illustration sends a stern warning: Beware the bison. Seriously. The unfortunate man's blank eyes and wailing mouth shou...

Massive Magma Chamber Discovered Under Yellowstone

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.29.2015 | Science

The giant "supervolcano" that lies beneath Yellowstone National Park is hiding a deep secret: a massive chamber containing enough hot, partly molten r...

You've Never Seen Yellowstone Like This Before

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 06.04.2015 | Travel

If you're a travel or nature enthusiast, chances are you've seen your fair share of time lapse videos featuring a sunny day at Yellowstone National Pa...

On the Culture Front: Exploring Yellowstone and the Inaugural Beer Fest in the West

Chris Kompanek | Posted 04.29.2015 | New York
Chris Kompanek

On this particular weekend, I'm checking out the inaugural Beer Fest in the West, but the main attraction here will always be the majestic national park from which the town gets its name. Yellowstone is so big, in fact, it stretches through three states (Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming).

New App Lets You Watch Old Faithful Erupt, Wherever You Are

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 02.11.2015 | Green

Clocks in Yellowstone National Park might be set to Mountain Standard Time, but everyone there knows “Old Faithful Time” is the only time that mat...

200 Yellowstone Bison Allegedly Sent To Slaughter

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2015 | Green

Jan 23 (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park has shipped at least 200 bison near the park boundary with Montana to slaughter as the famed tourist de...

A Whole Lot Of People Visited Yellowstone Last Year

AP | Posted 03.14.2015 | Green

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The number of people visiting Yellowstone National Park last year exceeded 3 million for the eighth consecuti...

There's ANOTHER Grand Canyon

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel

Just when we thought we'd seen it all, we were shocked as anyone to find out that there's another Grand Canyon in this nation. It's in Yellowstone ...

Yellowstone To Kill 900 Bison During Winter Cull

Reuters | Posted 11.16.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman Sept 16 (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park plans to reduce its bison population this winter by as many as 900 he...

Montana: Big Sky Country, Big Climate Problems

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

The glaciers I marveled at on my backpacking trip have shrunk considerably, and even then they were a pale approximation of what they once were.

Travel: 5 Amazing Luxury Hotels

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel
Abby Tegnelia

Summer means travel, and time to think big, from private bungalows in the tropics to romantic Tuscan villas and stunning escapes closer to home. Behold, the five luxury hotels on the CS Bucket List.

Yellowstone Is So Hot, The Road Melted

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel

A popular road through Yellowstone National Park was shut down on Thursday when the asphalt started to melt. The park says extreme heat from therm...

The All-You-Need-To-Know Guide To Yellowstone

AP | ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Old Faithful likely comes to mind when you think of Yellowstone National Park. And it's certainly worth seein...

Don't Worry, Old Faithful Is Back!

AP | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Visitors will be able to travel through the east, west and north entrances to Yellowstone National Park on Fr...

The Affirmation of the Serengeti

Steve Zack | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green
Steve Zack

The culture of the Maasai is also fundamental to the Serengeti. They tend livestock for sustenance and so for centuries have coexisted with the big mammals of East Africa without greatly exploiting them.

Scientists: Bison Aren't Fleeing Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruption

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park assured guests and the public on Thursday that a super-volcano under the park ...

Why You Should Visit America's National Parks in 2014

Shermans Travel | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

The United States maintains more than 6,000 federally-protected sites, spanning over 1 million square miles and totaling roughly 27 percent of the U.S.'s entire land area.

Earthquake Hits Yellowstone National Park

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman March 30 (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park, which sits atop one of the world's largest super-volcanoes, was str...