Adventure

Paddleboarder Sets Out on Epic Journey to Fight Plastic Pollution

Paddleboarder Sets Out on Epic Journey to Fight Plastic Pollution

Lizzie Carr, an adventurer and environmentalist based in the UK, has set off on a three-week, 400 mile journey with only her stand up paddleboard and 30kg of supplies to bring awareness to plastic pollution. [instagram https://instagram.com/p/BFEY1P3RRWE expand=1] According to The Guardian, she set off from the most southern point of the UK’s connected waterways, the […]

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    David Suzuki: Get Outside!

    David Suzuki: Get Outside!

    For the most part, our brains didn’t evolve in cities. But in a few decades, almost 70 percent of the world’s people will live in urban environments. Despite the prosperity we associate with cities, urbanization presents a major health challenge. Cities, with their accelerated pace of life, can be stressful. The results are seen in […]

    5 Reasons to Explore the Untamed Beauty of Denali National Park

    5 Reasons to Explore the Untamed Beauty of Denali National Park

    Denali is Alaska’s most well known national park, attracting nearly half a million visitors every year. To enter the park, there is only one 92-mile road visitors must travel. To help reduce traffic congestion and to protect the natural resources of the park, personal vehicles are not allowed beyond a certain point of Denali Park Road for […]

    20 Stunning Photos of the World’s Most Beautiful Trees

    20 Stunning Photos of the World’s Most Beautiful Trees

    Trees are often referred to as the “lungs of the Earth“—and for good reason. Trees take in carbon dioxide and produce oxygen, creating a hospitable environment for humans and other life forms. Last year, researchers at Yale University estimated that the planet is home to 3.04 trillion trees—that’s 422 trees per person. But according to those researchers, humans are removing trees at the […]

    5 Adventurous Reasons You’ve Got to Visit Sedona

    5 Adventurous Reasons You’ve Got to Visit Sedona

    If you’ve never been to Sedona, Arizona, you should add it to your bucket list. It’s been said that “God created the Grand Canyon, but he lives in Sedona.” I don’t know about all that, but it’s definitely worth a visit. Its stunning red rock formations serve as a backdrop for all kinds of fun activities, […]

    6 Island Hikes to Add to Your Bucket List

    6 Island Hikes to Add to Your Bucket List

    If you’re craving warm weather and sandy beaches, and looking to add some physical activity to your next island vacation than look no further than these six unbelievable island hikes. 1. Waitukubuli National Trail A view of Scotts Head peninsula from Dominica’s Waitukubuli National Trail. Photo credit: Flickr/Liam Quinn The Caribbean island nation of Dominica, home to about […]

    Cancer Survivor Climbs World’s Tallest Peaks, Helps Others Do the Same

    Cancer Survivor Climbs World’s Tallest Peaks, Helps Others Do the Same

    Sean Swarner battled cancer twice—once when he was 13 and again at 16. The now 41-year-old, who only has one lung, was the first cancer survivor to summit Mount Everest. He’s climbed the tallest peak on every continent—the so-called “Seven Summits“—and he’s completed the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii. Sean Swarner, a cancer survivor, climbed the “Seven Summits” […]