Jessica Coit

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16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Hiking

Where Is a Lion a Shark? In the Savannas of the Sea

Wildlife<p>Where is a lion a shark? In the savannas of the sea. Scientists are discovering similarities among predators and prey in the ocean and on land. (Photograph: Wikimedia Commons)<p><b>Mtumbwi hauwezi kujua panapokuwa pamejaa maji. (Swahili)</b><p><b>The dugout canoe does not know the depth of the water.</b> …

Rare Black Sea Devil Caught on Film for the First Time

The anglerfish survived capture and is now being studied in a specially equipped laboratory.<p>With its gaping mouth, needle-sharp teeth, and slightly startled expression, the black sea devil anglerfish seems tailor-made for the spotlight.<p><b>And in fact, one particular female got her close-up on November</b> …

Why a Republican Congress might actually be the end of the world

<b>The Keystone Oil Pipeline is pictured under construction in North Dakota (Reuters)</b><p>Keystone XL may be dead for now, but it’s only one of several measures that would put the planet in grave danger<p>Michael Klare<p>November 19, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Pop the …

10 Crazy-Good Holiday Cocktail Party Recipes

Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and so much better.<p><b>1. Cocktail Meatballs</b><p>Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and …

Recipes

Why America’s about to hit rock-bottom in the fight against global warming

<b>(Reuters/Jonathan Alcorn/Salon)</b><p>The GOP controls Congress, and a climate denier holds the Senate’s top environmental gig. Could it get any worse?<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>November 7, 2014 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Did you hear that? That was the sound of the planet sighing.<p>With one disastrous Election Day, climate deniers …

Meet your new fossil fuel-loving GOP senators

The Democrats got wrecked on Tuesday, and now Republicans are taking over the Senate. Some of the new Republican senators are outright climate …

Climate

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

Travel<p>From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 …

A Wildlife Awakening | by Achim Steiner & Bradnee Chambers

NAIROBI – The World Wildlife Fund’s recently published Living Planet Report 2014 brings some alarming news: wildlife numbers have halved over the …

Global warming’s early victims: Watch live as polar bears wait for sea ice to form

<b>(Photo courtesy of explore.org)</b><p>Ice on Canada’s Hudson Bay is freezing later in the year, delaying the bears’ annual migration<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>November 4, 2014 7:23pm (UTC)<p>We're approaching the end of an era for the polar bears of Canada's Western Hudson Bay -- or, in the more straightforward way of …

In Hawaii's Colorful Reefs, a Harrowing Death Knell

It's no secret that the world's corals are in trouble but right now in the waters around Hawaii, it's some of the rarest corals on Earth that are getting hammered.<p>In recent weeks warming ocean temperatures near Oahu and Kauai have set off widespread bleaching. Some will survive but others, …

The Power of Mindfulness

<b>“To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” –Buddha</b><p>Remaining calm, cool and …