Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

Jul 18, 2018

Researchers say pollution levels in some U.S. national parks are similar to cities like New York and Los Angeles and are leading people to avoid visiting

Groups sue North Dakota over oil refinery near national park

Jul 13, 2018

Three environmental groups are suing North Dakota over an air quality permit that allows construction of an $800 million oil refinery about 3 miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park

7 endangered rhinos dead in Kenya relocation bid: Official

Jul 13, 2018

7 endangered rhinos dead in Kenya relocation bid, official says; 'a complete disaster'

Show tells backstory of icons like Rushmore, Lady Liberty

Jul 11, 2018

Geoffrey Baer's '10 That Changed America' gives the real story behind iconic sites like Mount Rushmore and Statue of Liberty

Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

Jul 11, 2018

Conservationists on Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa are encouraging farmers to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees as a way to improve their lot and reverse deforestation at the same time

Luxury tents, gourmet meals redefine camping on NYC island

Jul 6, 2018

Roughing it? Hardly. Luxury tents on New York City's Governors Island offer hotel-like comforts along with stunning views

The Latest: Trump calls Statue of Liberty climber a clown

Jul 6, 2018

President Donald Trump says a woman who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July to protest his immigration policy is a "clown."

Protester's climb shuts down Statue of Liberty on July 4

Jul 5, 2018

A protest against U.S. immigration policy has forced the evacuation of the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July

Beach Boys versus Sara Evans at July 4th rival TV concerts

Jul 3, 2018

PBS' tradition of broadcasting music and fireworks from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol is facing competition from a different live concert in the same city at the same time hosted on the White House's South Lawn

Badlands and history in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Jul 2, 2018

Badlands, prairie and the place that inspired one of America's greatest conservationists: Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota


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