Emily Rasmussen

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23 BIG bucket list adventures

The rarest travel experiences. The toughest. The dearest. The ones that won’t be around for much longer. These are the real do-before-you-die …

Hiking

13 ways Nevada will surprise you

1. You’ll kayak into a glowing cave.<p>In the afternoon, when the light hits just right, Emerald Cave shows where its name comes from with an incredible …

Hiking

Fracking: Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World<p>“<i>It was so bad sometimes that my daughter would be in the shower in the morning, and she’d have to get out of</i> …

Oil & Gas Industry

National Geographic Adjusts Arctic Maps To Account For Ice Loss - Dan's Wild Wild Science Journal

From the Nat. Geographic Society. The white areas are multi-year semi permanent ice.<p>The National Geographic Society has put out a press release about …

Experts warn that eruption of Yellowstone supervolcano could kill 90,000 instantly

Scientists and geologists continue to keep a close eye on a volcano in Yellowstone National Park that has the potential to kill over 90,000 and …

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The world as 100 people over the last 200 years.<p>Europeans are divided along ideological lines in their views of the EU, but this division is not a …

Will these Alaska villagers be America's first climate change refugees?

Scientists estimate that due to climate change, the village of Kivalina, in northwestern Alaska, will be underwater by the year 2025.<p>In 2008, the Inupiat village sued 24 of the world's biggest fossil fuel companies for damages. In 2013, the Supreme Court refused to hear the case and the village has …

Global Warming

Australia says it turned back Vietnamese asylum seekers

<b>Australia has confirmed it sent 46 asylum seekers back to Vietnam after intercepting their boat off the coast of Western Australia last month.</b><p>The government said it has now turned back 633 asylum seekers who were trying to reach Australia by boat.<p>In July a small wooden boat, the first "illegal" …

Walking holidays in Japan: the best mountain hikes to tackle

Photograph: Angel Figueroa<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/5/1438789946090/f097df47-d955-421a-94f7-95be27492cb9-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Angel …

Climate change is killing us. We must use the law to fight it | Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett

The ‘Claim the Sky’ campaign aims to save lives by protecting the atmosphere as a global asset, with governments taking legal action against those who pollute it<p>How many deaths does climate change have to cause before someone takes responsibility? Our current use of fossil fuels has “potentially …

Climate

The One-Way Train Ride to an Outdoorsman’s Playground

When I asked the cabbie if clear, sunny days like this were common in Vancouver, he joked that he didn’t know the North Shore Mountains were there …

The best extreme outdoor adventures in America

There’s no need to leave the country to get your thrills. Hell, some urban adrenaline junkies don’t even leave their city. Whether your idea of …

15 Extraordinary South American Adventures to Have in Your Lifetime - The Sweetest Way

It should come as no surprise that a continent as vast as South America contains a near infinite number of opportunities for adventure. Having …

South America

12 Hotels Perfect for Travelers Flying Solo

If you're looking to explore the world with no travel companion other than your fabulous self, you may think the surcharges, sympathetic looks, and stink-eyed waiters sneering, "Table for one?" are a sheer inevitability. Happily, that's not the case. These celebrated hotels make solo travelers feel …

Do round-the-world airfares still add up?

It was October 2008 and, without a permanent job to tie me down, I purchased a round-the-world airline ticket through Asia, Europe and the United States. After trekking across Thailand and Cambodia and enjoying a blissed-out European summer, I landed in the East Village of New York where a cosy …

Eye-Opening Graphic Reveals Which Countries Have the Best Work-Life Balance

We know that life shouldn't be all work and no play, but just how much do we abide by that? This eye-opening infographic, by Vicky Leta for Mashable, is based on data collected from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)'s Better Life Index. It looks at a couple of …

7 uncomfortable truths about living in Australia

1. Women still belong in the kitchen.<p>Sure it might be a first-world country full of progressive thinkers, but subconsciously Australia still puts …

Abolition

8 of the Best Travel Websites for Summer Deals

Dreaming of your summer vacation can transport you to blue-water beaches, mountains with breathtaking views, or to a city for a whirlwind weekend. …

Hiking Grand Canyon National Park - North Rim

<b>When you visit the Grand Canyon, there are two choices: the South Rim or the North Rim.</b> Here are a few hikes for the North Rim. <br>The North Rim is much …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …