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Scientists: Bison Aren't Fleeing Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruption

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2014 | Green

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

Earthquake Hits Yellowstone National Park

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2014 | Green

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

I'm With Stupid: River-Changing, Liberal Wolves Kidnapped My Aunt

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.14.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Every time the British guy said the word "deer," the movie showed footage of elk. If the film's director doesn't know a deer from an elk, why should I trust him to get anything else right?

Fake Fights About Big Forces

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 03.10.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

The rest of us don't need to have absolutes declared about nature. Is the predator absolutely the big force, or is the vegetation absolutely the big force? Wait a minute, maybe the hippos are the big force?

Yellowstone Park May Have Bison Slaughtered By The Hundreds

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman Feb 11 (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park managers are considering a plan that would ship hundreds of bison to ...

Kate Sheppard

In The American West, A Battle Unfolds Over Bugs, Climate Change And The Fate Of An Iconic Species

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

A stand of dead whitebark pine atop Packsaddle Peak in Montana, killed by an infestation of mountain pine beetles. (Kate Sheppard) On a cold, o...

20 Ultimate Winter Destinations

Gogobot | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Gogobot

Gogobot users named their favorite winter destinations in the 2014 Travelers' Favorites Awards, lauding ski resorts like Whistler as much as hot-and-heavy cities like Rio de Janeiro. Read on for more inspiring, surprising ideas that will get you ready to book your next adventure.

10 Places Every American Should See

Budget Travel | Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every citizen should visit -- from pop culture icons to patriotic landmarks.

The Climate Post: Carbon Markets Show Glimmers of Recovery in 2014

Tim Profeta | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

A year after the launch of its cap-and-trade program, California formally linked its emissions trading scheme with Quebec's -- enabling carbon allowances and offset credits to be exchanged between participants in the two jurisdictions.

Study: Yellowstone Magma Much Bigger Than Thought

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 12.18.2013 | Green

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The hot molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2 ½ times larger than previously estimated, meaning the park's superv...

Blessings

Jana Lee Frazier | Posted 02.01.2014 | Good News
Jana Lee Frazier

Once before, a dog looked at me like that in mid-autumn, a wild dog, a wolf out West that had been caught in a farmer's trap set for coyotes. He had spent his November in lonely exodus from all that he had known in order to start over.

Little-known Land and Water Conservation Fund Vital to Outdoor Legacy

Norm Dicks | Posted 11.22.2013 | Green
Norm Dicks

That pact between the American people and their government will be broken unless we see some much-needed leadership from Congress in defense of our outdoor economy and our natural heritage.

This Yellowstone Timelapse Will Take Your Breath Away

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.11.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

As America's first national park, Yellowstone still inspires awe whether it's in the form of bottomless hot springs, exploding geysers or its endless starry nightscapes. Escape for a few moments and enjoy the rugged beauty that is Yellowstone.

The War Against Wolves and Wildlife: Time to Stop the Killing

Camilla Fox | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Camilla Fox

What is perhaps most disquieting about the photograph is the vigilante feel that echoes a lynch mob -- dehumanize, vilify, and murder. Wolves are now reviled and persecuted in a land where they once roamed wild and free prior to European colonization.

New Policy Announced For Yellowstone's Winter Access

AP | Posted 12.24.2013 | Travel

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service on Tuesday released a new policy on winter access to Yellowstone National Park that...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: National Parks

Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Angela Anderson of Angela Travels. Her photo was taken on an impromptu weekend trip to Yellowsto...

Locked In At Yellowstone

AP | Posted 12.10.2013 | Travel

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Some visitors staying at a hotel near the popular and famous Old Faithful geyser when the partial government shutdown closed Y...

Beyond Yellowstone: When Conservationists Play Offense

Zachary Podmore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Zachary Podmore

When conservation plays offense, what's at stake is not so much some future loss, but a linked and living landscape that's out there right now, a landscape where it is still possible to see five bears pass by a campfire in a single night.

Explore America: A Day at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center

CarsTravelFood | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

If you are planning to road trip to Yellowstone, Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument, Devils Tower, or anywhere in this part of America (the trip so many of us do in our lives), Heart Mountain Interpretive Center in Powell, Wyoming should be on your list American historical sites to visit.

Get Ready To See More Grizzlies

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Encounters between bears and humans are likely to increase in Yellowstone Nation...

300 Years Is Too Long to Wait for Clean Air in Our National Parks

Theresa Pierno | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Theresa Pierno

Due to years of lax enforcement and regulatory loopholes, no American alive today will live to enjoy clear skies over the Grand Canyon and dozens of other national parks -- unless the Obama Administration takes action.

Officials Identify 3-Year-Old Girl Shot And Killed At Yellowstone

AP | Posted 09.10.2013 | Crime

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. -- Yellowstone National Park officials on Monday identified a 3-year-old girl who died from a gunshot wound in the par...

HORROR: 3-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Herself To Death At Yellowstone

AP | Posted 09.09.2013 | Crime

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. -- Yellowstone National Park officials are investigating after an Idaho woman reported her 3-year-old daughter shot he...

WATCH: Be Very, Very Quiet Around A Bison

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green

Should you encounter a large bison while strolling the paths of Yellowstone National Park, do keep in mind Elmer Fudd's timeless advice and "be vewy, ...

Bear Attacks Two Yellowstone Hikers

AP | By MEAD GRUVER and JOHN MILLER | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Four people injured in two separate bear attacks in and near Yellowstone National Park on the same day were able to escape wit...