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The Best National Parks In America: Ranked!

The Active Times | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Which government system protects some of our most prized land, offers affordable recreation and is great for the economy? You guessed it -- it's the National Park System.

Don't Act Like You Don't Want To Do This Right Now

Posted 08.15.2013 | Comedy

What happens when you combine one river, two jumpers, one bouncer and one very very large blob? THIS. While it is uncertain whether or not this is...

Is Your Timepiece 'Keeping' You? A Mindfulness Practice for Transcending Time

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Now is all you really have -- don't squander it by trying to keep up with something that really doesn't exist.

San Clemente Dam Is Damned -- Restoring River Benefits Both People and Nature

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 09.16.2013 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

There was a time when the Carmel River was known as one of the most vital steelhead trout runs in California. But since the San Clemente Dam was built on the river in 1921, the river has rapidly eroded.

A River Changes Course at the Yale Environmental Film Festival: Interview With Filmmaker Kalyanee Mam

Ben Goldfarb | Posted 06.15.2013 | Green
Ben Goldfarb

Although demolished trees provide the film its unsettling backdrop, its real focus is the three families, and the meditative rhythm of their lives: hands rooting for potatoes, scythes mowing through swathes of cane, fish cleavers thumping against chopping blocks.

Are You Willing to Ride the Start-up Rollercoaster?

Julie Kantor | Posted 03.27.2013 | Small Business
Julie Kantor

Learning for future successes and challenges -- it's up to you. Are you willing to step into that car alone or again with some awesome advisers and partners?

WATCH: An Invasive Species That's Threatening America's Rivers

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.08.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

We met with a fisherman on the Peoria River who was tackling the very fish who could soon be invading your nearest river.

PHOTOS: Queensland Australia Floods One Year Later

Posted 01.17.2012 | World

Queensland Australia remembers one year after a flood that killed 35 people and caused major damage to Brisbane and surrounding areas. These photos sh...

The Truth About Assad's Version of the "Truth" in Syria

James Miller | Posted 10.10.2011 | World
James Miller

In Syria, one side is lying, one side is mostly truthful, and thousands of lives are in the balance of the two.

Radioactive Material Leaks Into Upstate NY River

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Several hundred gallons of water contaminated with radioactive materials from a 1950s nuclear research site spilled into the Mohawk River near Schenec...

Dam Removal Spurs River Renaissance

Rebecca Wodder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Wodder

The Patapsco is a model for how we can restore rivers and reconnect communities to rivers across the region, and the nation. Tearing down old, unsafe dams opens up all kinds of new opportunities.

Japan's Edo Culture Inspires a Sustainable Post-Industrial Future

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jared Braiterman

Azby Brown's Just Enough is a compelling account of how Edo Japan confronted environmental problems similar to ours, and how it created solutions that connected farms and cities, people and nature.

Biodiversity Remakes Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

The Copenhagen UN Climate Change Conference addresses unparalleled environmental crisis and the need to transform our relationship with nature. Many p...

Red River Rising: How to Survive the Floods of 2009

Ben Sherwood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ben Sherwood

Believe it or not, flooding is the #1 cause of weather-related fatalities in this country. Sure, tornadoes and hurricanes get a lot of attention, but flooding kills the most.

Germ Bag: No Sh*t

Suz Redfearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Suz Redfearn

I used to think poop was hilarious. And vomit, too. And snot. And whatever else whatever else flows with force from the body and can be flung about by monkeys.