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Custom fitness: l’allenamento a casa vostra

Poco tempo a disposizione, ma tanta volta mettersi in forma. O magari il tempo ce l’avete anche, ma preferite allenarvi a casa. No problem, abbiamo …

I veri numeri della pesca grazie a Google Earth

<b>Già nel 2005 le trappole per pesci costruite nel Golfo Persico catturavano una quantità di pesci sei volte maggiore di quella dichiarata nei report,</b> …

Cosa sta succedendo davvero agli ulivi pugliesi

<b>Si chiama "Complesso del disseccamento rapido dell'olivo" (CDRO) l’ultima minaccia ecologica che ha recentemente suscitato grandi preoccupazioni tra</b> …

14 Favorite Fall Destinations

TravelDigital Nomad<p>The world turns and seasons change—summer has passed and led us into gentler autumn with its changing leaves and more rigid schedule. The kids are back in school, and work is revving back up again, but there is no such thing as a bad time to go wandering.<p>Next month, National …

Zion National Park

Visit the dramatic red-and-white cliffs of one of Utah's most beautiful parks.<p><b>Location:</b> Utah<b><br>Established:</b> November 19, 1919<b><br>Size:</b> 148,733 acres<p>Rising in Utah's high plateau country, the Virgin River carves its way to the desert below through a gorge so deep and narrow that sunlight rarely penetrates …

Yosemite National Park

<b>Location: California<br>Established: October 1, 1890<br>Size: 747,956 acres</b><p>In a high-country meadow two hikers crouch near the edge of a mirroring lake and watch a pika as it harvests blades of grass for a nest deep within a huge rock pile. When they resume walking, there is no other person in sight for as …

Wind Cave National Park

<b>Location: South Dakota<br>Established: January 9, 1903<br>Size: 28,295 acres</b><p>Too many visitors leave Wind Cave National Park knowing only half of its charms. Ironically, the half they know is the half that's not visible from the surface.<p>Above the spectacular underground labyrinth for which the park is named …

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is a geological smoking gun that illustrates how violent the Earth can be. One event overshadows all others: Some 640,000 years ago, an area many miles square at what is now the center of the park suddenly exploded. In minutes the landscape was devastated. Fast-moving ash flows covered …

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

<b>Location: Alaska<br>Established: December 2, 1980<br>Size: 13,188,000 acres</b><p>Even in a state famous for its size, Wrangell-St. Elias stands out. It is by far the largest of our national parks—almost six times the size of Yellowstone. You fly over it and see mountains beyond mountains, glaciers after …

Voyageurs National Park

<b>Location: Minnesota<br>Established: April 8, 1975<br>Size: 218,054 acres</b><p>From the air, the forest areas of Voyageurs look like green pieces of a jigsaw puzzle scattered on a huge mirror. A North Woods realm of more than 30 lakes and more than 900 islands, Voyageurs spans a watery stretch of the U.S.-Canada …

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

<b>Location: North Dakota<br>Established: November 10, 1978<br>Size: 70,447 acres</b><p>Theodore Roosevelt is unique among the scenic parks in that it preserves not only an extraordinary landscape but also the memory of an extraordinary man. It honors the president who probably did more for the National Park System …

Saguaro National Park

<b>Location: Arizona<br>Established: October 14, 1994<br>Size: 91,445 acres</b><p>Symbol of the American Southwest and North America's largest cactus, the saguaro's imposing stature and uplifted arms give it a regal presence. Perhaps that's why this burly giant, whose only bits of exuberance are seasonal blossoms …

Shenandoah National Park

<b>Location: Virginia<br>Established: December 26, 1935<br>Size: 197,411 acres</b><p>Skyline Drive, which runs for 105 miles along the crest of the Blue Ridge mountains, is flanked by a rumpled panorama of forests and mountains. To many who travel the drive, the highway itself is a park, complete with numerous deer …

Big Trees and Big Canyons Amaze in This Wild National Park

In addition to sequoias and gorges, California's Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks also contain the point furthest from a road in the lower 48.<p><b>Location: California<br>Sequoia: Established September 25, 1890<br>Kings Canyon: Established March 4, 1940<br>Size: 865,964 acres</b><p>Bigness—big trees and big …

Redwood National Park

<b>Location: California<br>Established: October 2, 1968<br>Size: 131,983 acres, including 3 state parks</b><p>Sometimes, when the morning fog caresses the great trees, you can imagine the past flowing through the long, misty shadows … Vast redwood forests flourishing across a lush and humid North America … After the …

Rocky Mountain National Park

<b>Location: Colorado<br>Established: January 26, 1915<br>Size: 265,873 acres</b><p>Nowhere else in the United States can a visitor see so much alpine country with such ease. A mere two-hour drive from Denver, Trail Ridge Road takes visitors into the heart of Rocky Mountain National Park, traversing a ridge above …

See the Enchanting, Ancient Forest in the Middle of a Desert

Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park is a can't-miss destination for those looking for otherworldly landscapes.<p><b>Location:</b> Arizona<b><br>Established:</b> December 9, 1962<b><br>Size:</b> 135,000 acres<p>A sun-swept corner of the Painted Desert draws more than 600,000 visitors each year. While most come to see one of the …

Get Lost Along a Majestic, Mountainous Coastline

Washington's Olympic National Park is home to such stunning, unique landscapes that it's been designated a World Heritage Site.<p><b>Location:</b> Washington<b><br>Established:</b> June 29, 1938<b><br>Size:</b> 922,000 acres<p>Encompassing 1,441 square miles of the Olympic Peninsula, Olympic National Park invites visitors to explore …

Soar Over the Elaborate Cliffside Villages of the Pueblo People

Archaeologists have located some 600 cliff dwellings in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park.<p><b>Location:</b> Colorado <b><br>Established:</b> June 29, 1906 <b><br>Size:</b> 52,074 acres<p>At Mesa Verde, Spanish for "green table," multistoried dwellings fill the cliff-rock alcoves that rise 2,000 feet above Montezuma Valley. …

Venture Into the Wild 'American Alps'

Washington's North Cascades National Park offer a mix of recreation and true wilderness.<p><b>Location:</b> Washington<b><br>Established:</b> October 2, 1968<b><br>Size:</b> 684,000 acres, includes two recreation areas<p>With glacier-clad peaks rising almost vertically from thickly forested valleys, the North Cascades are often …

This Popular Park Is a Landscape of Fire and Ice

Volcanic Mount Rainier—visible from the streets of Seattle—gives its name to the national park that also includes glacial valleys and wildflower meadows.<p><b>Location:</b> Washington<b><br>Established:</b> March 2, 1899<b><br>Size:</b> 235,625 acres<p>One of the world's most massive volcanoes, Mount Rainier can dominate the skyline …

Venture Deep Underground in This Breathtaking National Park

With over 400 miles of explored caverns and passages, Kentucky's Mammoth Cave National Park has plenty to offer the adventurous visitor.<p><b>Location:</b> Kentucky<b><br>Established:</b> July 1, 1941<b><br>Size:</b> 52,830 acres<p>Under a swath of Kentucky hills and hollows is a limestone labyrinth that became the heartland of a …

Hike a Volcanic Landscape at This National Park

Though its last eruption was a century ago, California's Lassen Peak is the centerpiece of a volcanic panorama.<p><b>Location:</b> California<b><br>Established:</b> August 9, 1916<b><br>Size:</b> 106,372 acres<p>On June 14, 1914, three men climbed Lassen Peak to see why a seemingly dormant volcano had started rumbling 16 days …

Explore the Alaskan Wilderness in This Huge National Park

Glaciers, volcanoes, forested coasts—each distinctive Alaskan landscape is packed into the rarely-visited Lake Clark National Park.<p><b>Location:</b> Alaska<b><br>Established:</b> December 2, 1980<b><br>Size:</b> 4,045,000 acres<p>"Think of all the splendors that bespeak Alaska," conservationist John Kauffmann has written. …

This Coastal National Park Is a Haven for Wildlife—and Adventure

Alaska's Kenai Fjords National Park is the state's smallest, but offers outsized opportunities to explore the rich glacial landscape.<p><b>Location:</b> Alaska<b><br>Established:</b> December 2, 1980<b><br>Size:</b> 607,000 acres<p>Distill the essence of coastal Alaska into one place—wild, dynamic, and scenic, rich with the …

Explore the Volcanic Wilderness of This Huge National Park

Alaska's Katmai National Park is a great place for hiking, fishing, bear watching—and exploring the remnants of a historic eruption.<p><b>Location: Alaska<br>Established: December 2, 1980<br>Size: 4,021,327 acres</b><p>Volcanoes and bears—powerful, unpredictable, and awe inspiring—embody the wild heart of Katmai. …

Two Striking Deserts Meet In This Popular Park

Arid low desert and vegetated high desert meet in Joshua Tree National Park, offering visitors stunning vistas and rewarding hikes.<p><b>Location:</b> California<b><br>Established:</b> October 31, 1994<b><br>Size:</b> 794,000 acres<p>Two desert systems, the Mojave and the Colorado, abut within Joshua Tree, dividing California's …

Camp In the Remote Backwoods of This Beautiful Island Park

Rising from the waters of Lake Superior, Isle Royale National Park is a remote paradise.<p><b>Location:</b> Michigan<b><br>Established:</b> April 3, 1940<b><br>Size:</b> 571,790 acres<p>Out of the vastness of Lake Superior rises an island known more for its immigrant wolves and moose than for its splendors as a park. But the people …

Enjoy the Healing Waters of This Small National Park

Hot Springs, Arkansas, is in fact home to natural hot springs, which flow from the mountain down to the historic spa town.<p><b>Location:</b> Arkansas<b><br>Established:</b> March 4, 1921<b><br>Size:</b> 5,550 acres<p>Most national parks cover hundreds of thousands of acres, are far from city streets, and keep natural resources away …

Haleakalā National Park

Travel<p><b>Location: Maui, Hawai'i<br>Established: August 1, 1916<br>Size: 34,294 acres</b><p>Haleakalā, a giant shield volcano, forms the eastern bulwark of the island of Maui. According to legend, it was here, in the awe-inspiring basin at the mountain's summit, that the demigod Maui snared the sun, releasing it …