A U.S. Interior Department official has reacted harshly to the resignation of most members of a board that advises it on national parks.
By Associated Press
Democratic senators are harshly criticizing a National Park Service plan to impose steep increases in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, including the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone and Zion.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Human-caused noise has consequences for wildlife, entire ecosystems and people. It reduces the ability to hear natural sounds, which can mean the difference between life and death for many animals.
By Rachel Buxton, The Conversation
Plenty of classical composers have turned to nature for inspiration. Composer Stephen Lias does, too. But his focus is a little more specific. Composer Stephen Lias. Photo: Boulder Philharmonic Over the last two decades, Lias has written more…
By Brad Turner, Colorado Public Radio
By Scientific American
Obesity, clean drinking water and antibiotic resistance are just some of science and health issues to have taken a backseat during the presidential election.
Last June, Darius Nabors embarked upon a journey: in honor of the National Park Service's 100th birthday, he would explore the country’s 59 national parks in 59 weeks. “I traded the modern conveniences of life...for beautiful sunrises, beautiful sunsets and…
By Felicia Fonseca and Beatriz Costa-Lima, Associated Press
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else.
By PBS NewsHour
Southern Alabama’s Mobile-Tensaw River Delta is one of the most biologically diverse spots in North America. Some environmental activists, among them E.O. Wilson, are pushing for a new national park in the area to protect the delta’s biodiversity from development.
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