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Groups sue to protect Yellowstone bears as hunts anticipated

Aug 30, 2017

Wildlife advocates and a Montana Indian tribe are asking a U.S. court to restore protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park so that trophy hunting of the fearsome animals wouldn't be allowed

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US interior secretary urges mining ban near Yellowstone

Aug 28, 2017

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he wants to speed up a proposal to block new gold mining claims on public lands near Yellowstone National Park and will consider blocking other types of mining

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Melting Mont Blanc glacier yields remains of dead hikers

Aug 25, 2017

Italian mountain rescue crews have recovered the remains of two _ or possibly three _ hikers on a glacier on Mont Blanc's southern face likely dating from the 1980s or 1990s

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Changes coming to US protected lands, but details unknown

Aug 25, 2017

Tribes, ranchers and conservationists know that none of the national monuments ordered reviewed by President Donald Trump will be eliminated, but the changes in store for the sprawling land and sea areas remain a mystery.

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US interior chief recommends changes on some protected lands

Aug 24, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he won't seek to abolish any national monuments carved from the wilderness and oceans by past presidents

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Tribal coalition joins blitz to save national monument areas

Aug 23, 2017

A tribal coalition has joined the blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas, sending letters to President Donald Trump saying that "making America great again" includes honoring tribal history

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Judge: Bears near US-Canada border merit endangered status

Aug 23, 2017

A judge has ruled that grizzly bears in Montana and Idaho near the Canadian border can be considered endangered even if they are not on the brink of extinction

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Your personal travel coach: Meet travel blogger Nomadic Matt

Aug 23, 2017

How the travel blogger Nomadic Matt learned to put his work aside and drink wine in Argentina

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Touring Canada's Gaspe peninsula on 2 wheels

Aug 23, 2017

Touring Canada's Gaspe peninsula on 2 wheels: the loop and the sea

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Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

Aug 21, 2017

The victims of the vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort town came from around the world and across generations

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