Sightseeing

PBS airing live nature special from Alaska this summer

May 23, 2017

PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a live nature series set in Alaska this summer, where cameras will attempt to capture bears, eagles, wolves and whales in their natural habitat

South African hunter dies after Zimbabwe elephant trampling

May 22, 2017

Authorities in Zimbabwe say a South African hunter died after being trampled by an elephant

Siberian tiger that terrified Vladivostok gets new wild home

May 18, 2017

A Siberian tiger who terrorized Russia's Far East city of Vladivostok by prowling its suburbs has been relocated to a vast, wild Russian national park where officials hope he will thrive

Brazil's lower house OKs reducing protection in Amazon park

May 17, 2017

Brazil's lower house of Congress has approved significantly reducing the size of a fully protected national park in the Amazon rain forest and opening up a big chunk of that land for agriculture and other activities

Supporters of Maine monument want LePage, Trump to back off

May 12, 2017

Several former opponents of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument are now asking President Donald Trump and Maine Gov. Paul LePage to let it be

Historic tomb moved to make way for dam in Turkey

May 12, 2017

An enormous tomb has been moved to make way for a hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river in Turkey's southeast.

Correction: Zinke-National Monuments-The Latest story

May 10, 2017

Correction: Zinke-National Monuments-The Latest story

Friends, foes of national monument jockey for Zinke's ear

May 10, 2017

Opponents and supporters of Bears Ears National Monument in Utah have jockeyed for position with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on his four-day visit to Utah

Zinke: Monument status may not be best to save sacred land

May 8, 2017

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said sacred tribal lands he toured in America's newest and most hotly contested monument should be preserved, but he questioned whether the monument designation was the right way to do it

Jets zip through narrow Star Wars Canyon, drawing visitors

Apr 11, 2017

Military planes roaring over national parks in the United States have long drawn complaints from hikers and campers