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Glacier National Park

Climate Change May Melt The Glaciers From Glacier National Park

The New York Times | Posted 11.26.2014 | Green

What will they call this place once the glaciers are gone? A century ago, this sweep of mountains on the Canadian border boasted some 150 ice sheet...

Rattlesnakes Have Been Observed

Tom Judson | Posted 12.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Judson

Every year toward the end of September, as my teeth sink into the crystallized outer shell of the season's first striated melocreme, I hop into my confectionary time machine and find myself whisked back to 10 happy days in Montana.

How Traveling To Montana Rejuvenated My Soul

Lisa Konczal | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
Lisa Konczal

When I am in Montana, mostly I simply embrace being in wide-open nature - just being, more than doing. With Montana's refreshing expanse of space and only the sound of the leaves and long, golden grasses moving with the breeze, my body responds strongly. I feel rejuvenated.

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...

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.

Marmot Licks GoPro Camera; We Instantly Fall In Love

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green

In the 1971 classic film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," zany candy creator Wonka encourages a group of people to lick a wall covered in frui...

Time to Take the Chevrolet Silverado to Kalispell, Montana

Rita Cook | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel
Rita Cook

Kalispell is nestled into some of the best places to visit in the country after all, to the east is Glacier National Park; to the south is Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi and to the north is Whitefish Mountain for skiing and mountain biking.

7 Amazing Waterfall Hikes

MiniTime | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

Children have been fascinated by water since the beginning of time. While water parks certainly have their appeal, why not try out Mother Nature's original version?

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...

10 Places That Are In Danger Of Disappearing Forever

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel

After more than 400,000 people marched in NYC's People's Climate March last weekend, we're paying extra attention to how climate change can affect som...

Glacier National Park Without Glaciers?

Zachary Podmore | Posted 05.05.2014 | Green
Zachary Podmore

The planet is warming; the question is how much we will be able to mitigate the consequences of this fact. Fighting to keep fossil fuels undrilled and working for large landscape conservation seem like good places to start.

Bride Who Pushed Groom Off Ledge Says Fatal Push Was Instinct

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana woman charged with shoving her new husband off a cliff to his death says she instinctively pushed him away when he ...

Kate Sheppard

U.S. Geological Survey Office Braces For Potential Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Jeff Kershner remembers the last time the government shut down. Back in the mid-1990s, Kershner was with the Forest Service at their Logan, Idaho, off...

WATCH: After Falling 40 Feet, Climber Made Goodbye Video

Posted 09.17.2013 | Los Angeles

Having slid down a glacier and then fallen 40 feet into a crevasse, Ted Porter thought he was going to die. In excruciating pain from a broken back, h...

Newlywed Wife Allegedly Confesses To Pushing Husband Off Cliff

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 11.10.2013 | Crime

HELENA, Mont. -- A newlywed wife with doubts about her 8-day-old marriage confessed she pushed her husband face-first off a cliff in Glacier National ...

National Park Closes Campground After Increased Bear Activity

AP | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park officials have temporarily closed one of the park's campgrounds because of bear activity. ...

Man Dies In Glacier National Park

AP | Posted 08.27.2013 | Travel

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — A Washington state man who was hiking alone on a closed trail in Glacier National Park has died after an apparent fall. ...

National Parks Deserve to Be Protected From Oil and Gas Development

Tom Kiernan | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Tom Kiernan

We must not allow large-scale oil and gas field development via fracking to pollute and deplete park watersheds, foul park air quality, fragment habitat for park wildlife, and create excessive industrial sound, and light pollution near our parks.

Glaciers To See Before They're Gone

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

Standing at the rail of the Glacier Queen, we were riveted to the face of the 300-foot-high wall of ice towering before us. Though it was a quarter-mile away, we could hear every crack and crumble as the active tidewater glacier heaved and sloughed ice into the frigid waters of Prince William Sound.

Chasing Ice: A New Documentary Melts a Climate Change Skeptic's Heart

Michael Rose | Posted 01.22.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

One of the most beautiful and important films ever made. It takes up the discussion where An Inconvenient Truth left off but with new footage, not just something scraped up out of an archive.

Good News For Missing U.S. Hikers

AP | Posted 12.15.2012 | Green

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Glacier National Park officials and family members say two men lost in Glacier National Park in Montana have been found alive...

Officials Search For Missing National Park Hikers

AP | Posted 12.14.2012 | Green

KALISPELL, Mont. — Rescue teams at Glacier National Park searched in wintery conditions and rugged terrain Sunday for two East Coast hikers repo...

Return From Glacier National Park

Stacy Bare | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green
Stacy Bare

We did not come to save the glaciers; we came to see and discuss what the glaciers' size meant. And the hard truth is they are going away too fast.

Dramatic Photos of Glacier National Park Then and Now Show Climate Change Congress Denies

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 10.03.2012 | Green
Shawn Lawrence Otto

When the Glacier National Park was established in 1910, it had 150 glaciers. This stunning collection drew tourists from all over America. Today there are just 25, and they are shrunken remnants of their former selves.

'This Is Climate Change': Glacier Retreat Then And Now

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.21.2012 | Green

Climate change is one of the hottest issues of our time, and nothing helps tell the story like photos. The Del Mar Global Trust, a private charita...