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Yosemite National Park

8 Trips You HAVE to Take Before You Die

Oyster | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel

Made up of 26 atolls scattered in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is a beach destination that's totally set apart from other tropical getaways like the Caribbean and Mexico.

How to Photograph Yosemite Like a Pro

Global Yodel | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel
Global Yodel

Situated in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in east central California, the boundaries of Yosemite National Park envelope more than 1,200 square miles of wilderness, including monolithic granite faces, lush grasslands, magnificent forests, tranquil lakes, and thundering waterfalls.

'Green News Report' - January 29, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.31.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IMF calls for end to fossil fuel subsidies; PLUS: Some good news: fracking banned in Scotland, and great 'Fox News' for a change!... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

One Of North America's Rarest Mammals Spotted In Yosemite

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.29.2015 | Green

One of the rarest mammals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, was recently caught on camera twice inside Yosemite National Park. The two ...

Yosemite National Park Sure Is A Sight To Behold

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.15.2015 | Green

As rock climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell attempted to make history while climbing the nearly 3,000-foot-high Dawn Wall of El Capitan, all ey...

2 Americans Successfully Free Climb To The Top Of Yosemite's El Capitan

AP | Posted 01.15.2015 | Sports

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A pair of Americans on Wednesday completed what had long been considered the world's most difficult rock climb...

Men Climbing Yosemite's Dawn Wall Wait For Dark

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2015 | Sports

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan 6 (Reuters) - A pair of climbers attempting to scale a massive granite face on the El Capi...

Climbers Attempt Historic Free-Climb Ascent Of El Capitan

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.06.2015 | Sports

Two rock climbers in Yosemite National Park are attempting what just might be the most difficult ascent in the world: a free climb of the 3,000-foot-h...

Finally! Drought-Stricken Yosemite's Waterfalls Are Back

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.08.2015 | Green

Weeks after a powerful storm first triggered some of the most striking waterfalls in Yosemite National Park to finally start flowing again, steady cas...

Conde Nast 2014 Readers' Choice Awards: A European Castle Near Yosemite

Bettina Gordon | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Bettina Gordon

During my travels as a journalist, I come across quite a few memorable hotels. One I found recently just outside famed Yosemite National Park, in the little and delightfully provincial village of Oakhurst, California.

In Sydney: Recommitting To Wildlife And Parks

Susan Lieberman, Ph.D | Posted 01.10.2015 | Green
Susan Lieberman, Ph.D

A landmark paper published this week in Nature by James Watson and colleagues shows that there is now significant evidence that many governments are backsliding on their commitments to establish and support parks and other protected areas.

National Parks Graffiti Won't Be Easy To Remove

AP | By LINDSAY WHITEHURST | Posted 12.31.2014 | Green

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in national parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, ang...

These Photos Prove That Yosemite Has Always Been Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 10.11.2014 | Travel

It's not our oldest national park -- that title belongs to Yellowstone -- but it sure is pretty. Yosemite National Park, which was first protected ...

Room With a View: 11 Hotels With Incredible Vistas

Oyster | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel

We've trekked from coast to coast seeking out the best views this country has to offer (tough work, but someone's got to do it).

Jaw-Dropping Images Of Fire Surrounding Famous Landmark

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green

A towering blaze that started Sunday afternoon east of Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome has grown to 2,600 acres, forced approximately 100 hiker a...

Hikers Evacuated By Helicopter As Wildfire Rages In Yosemite

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green

Hikers were evacuated by helicopter from Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome on Sunday as a wildfire raged in nearby Little Yosemite Valley. ...

PHOTOS: Happy Birthday, National Park Service!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer & Chris McGonigal | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green

Today, August 25, 2014, is the National Park Service's 98th birthday. The National Park Service was established in 1916 with the responsibility of pro...

Wildfire Burns Near Giant Sequoia Grove

AP | Posted 09.29.2014 | Green

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park from reac...

Northern California Wildfire Claims 13 Homes

AP | By FENIT NIRAPPIL and SUDHIN THANAWALA | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green

SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flam...

USA Photographer Of The Year Winners Show Off America's Many Beautiful Angles

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.19.2014 | Travel

Travel and photography are basically inseparable -- a great travel photo shows off its subject, sheds new light on it and makes viewers wish they coul...

3 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Our National Parks -- For Free!

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

In our opinion, there is no better place to celebrate Earth Day than in our National Parks.

Spring Has Sprung, So We're Going On A Hike

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.21.2014 | Travel

As the weather gets warmer, the best place to take in the full beauty of spring is by seeing it in person. What better way to celebrate some sunshine ...

Bear Diet Almost Back To Normal In This National Park

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2014 | Green

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Bears in Yosemite National Park in California have adopted the wildlife version of a health...

LOOK: Dazzling Yosemite Time-Lapse Reminds Us What We're Protecting

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

We’re going to go ahead and deem this nature porn. In the second installment of their Project Yosemite time-lapse series, photographers Colin De...

Paradise Lost: Why Our Desire to Protect U.S. Wilderness Should Not Cease

Marc Ross | Posted 04.27.2014 | Green
Marc Ross

My Colorado is much different than the Colorado of the early 20th century, when there were no gridlocked highways packed with millions of cars on traffic-choked interstates in eyesight of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains.