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Is Zion National Park Being Loved to Death?

Is Zion National Park Being Loved to Death?

By Melanie Haiken I’m looking up at the final ascent to Angels Landing in Utah’s Zion National Park, trying to work up my courage to scale the Dr. Seuss–like series of sheer climbs and even sheerer drops, the canyon 1,500 feet below me on either side. My biggest fear isn’t a misstep—though the highly eroded […]

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    10 of the World’s Most Incredible Trees

    10 of the World’s Most Incredible Trees

    Myth, tradition, inspiration, culture, religion and many other aspects of human life are written into the rings of history within a tree’s trunk. Trees would do just fine if humans ceased to exist—but humans would most definitely not survive without trees. They reduce carbon dioxide while producing oxygen, moderate ecosystems, prevent erosion, and provide shelter, […]