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    Trump Eliminates Plastic Water Bottle Ban in National Parks, Removes White House Bikeshare Station

    Trump Eliminates Plastic Water Bottle Ban in National Parks, Removes White House Bikeshare Station

    President Trump has made sweeping efforts to scrap Obama-era environmental protections, but the current administration’s latest moves are oddly specific. The National Park Service (NPS) announced Wednesday that it has rescinded the 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” that allowed parks to prohibit the sale of disposable plastic water bottles. That same day, news emerged that the […]

    ‘This Land Is Our Land’: Protect Gold Butte

    ‘This Land Is Our Land’: Protect Gold Butte

    The following is a transcript of the video. Hillerie Patton, former employee of the Bureau of Land Management, North Las Vegas, Nevada: I never thought of myself as an outdoorsy person. I don’t even like to get dirty. But I love to go to Gold Butte. I love taking that drive out there. I love […]

    This Man Plans to Live Alone on an Iceberg for a Year

    This Man Plans to Live Alone on an Iceberg for a Year

    If everything goes to plan, Alex Bellini could become the first person to live on an iceberg, where temperatures hover between 5 to −4 degrees Fahrenheit and gale-force winds blow. The 38-year-old Italian public speaker and adventurer, who crossed two oceans alone on a row boat and ran across the U.S. in 70 days, recently […]

    Standup Paddleboarding on Montana’s Blackfoot River

    Standup Paddleboarding on Montana’s Blackfoot River

    By Aaron Teasdale “How much moon do we have tonight?” I yelled to my friend Greg, trying to make myself heard over the sounds of wind and surging water. The sun was sinking toward the mountains all too quickly and our float-in campsite lay somewhere down the river’s bends in darkening forest. Greg shrugged. He […]

    11 Stunning Photos of the World’s Newest Biosphere Reserves

    11 Stunning Photos of the World’s Newest Biosphere Reserves

    By Colleen Curry The United Nations has designated 23 new sites around the world to its World Network of Biosphere reserves—stunning natural landscapes that balance environmental and human concerns and strive for sustainability. The forests, beaches and waterways were added to the list this year at the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the […]