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How to Visit Grand Canyon National Park

There’s a reason it’s the second most-visited national park in the U.S.<p>As far as national parks go, the Grand Canyon is one of those places you can’t …

Olympic National Park, Glaciers and Climate Change

Olympic National Park is known for numerous awesome natural wonders. From moss-covered rainforests in old-growth forests to cascading waterfalls …

National Parks

12 Pet-Friendly National Parks You Need to Visit with Your Dog

Summer is the perfect time to explore the bounty of nature in America's incredible national park system with your whole family—including the dog. …

Smokies still the most visited national park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most-visited national park in the country yet again.<p>The park service counted 11,312,786 visitors to …

National Parks

How to avoid national park crowds this summer

A record 330 million people visited a U.S. National Park in 2016, and while it’s great news that people want to explore the outdoors, it means that hiking trails and scenic drives are likely to reach capacity this year-- especially during the peak summer months.<p>If you're planning a trip to one of …

This Couple Visited Every National Park in One Year

Ever wish you could quit it all, hop in a car and drive? One Missouri couple did just that and turned their adventure into a national campaign for …

National Parks

The big melt: Glacier National Park is losing its glaciers

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 37 glaciers remaining at Glacier National Park are vanishing.<p>In the past half century, some of the ice formations in Montana have lost 85% of their size, and the average shrinkage is 39%, a study released by the U.S. Geological Survey and Portland State University says.<p>One day, they …

National Parks

Glacier National Park is losing its glaciers

And the rate that they’re disappearing is increasing<p><i>This post originally appeared on Climate Central.</i><p>Glacier National Park is losing its namesake glaciers and new research shows just how quickly: Over the past 50 years, 39 of the parks glaciers have shrunk dramatically, some by as much as 85 …

Andrew Peacock travels 280 miles on the Colorado River, descending through the Grand Canyon.

Below the rim<p>16 days in the Grand Canyon<p><b>“There is nothing quite like it… a deeply entrenched water corridor… through a desert wilderness of</b> …

Hiking

Beach volleyball returns to Monterey’s Del Monte Beach

Monterey >> Kills and thrills, sand and sun.<p>Those were among the ingredients that made Del Monte Beach at Window on the Bay Park the place to be …

Volleyball

North Korea Says They're Ready for War Against the United States

The warning came after the U.S. moved an aircraft carrier off the country's coast.<p><i>Welcome to Teen Vogue's Woke list, a roundup of today's top headlines you have to know.</i><p><b>The United States, Canada, and Mexico are gearing up to collaborate on a pretty major world event: the 2026 World Cup.</b> The United …

White House Accuses Russia of Trying to 'Cover Up' Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

The White House is accusing Russia of trying to “cover up” Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's role in a chemical weapons attack that left dozens, including children, dead and spurred U.S. military strikes.<p>Senior administration officials briefed reporters Tuesday on declassified intelligence that …

Middle East

Israel's African ally: President Paul Kagame, hero of the Rwandan genocide

On May 21 our organization, The World Values Network, will present President Paul Kagame of Rwanda with the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Prize …

Israel

Rwanda adds to energy mix with first peat-fired power plant in Africa

Rwanda recently celebrated the opening of its first peat-fired power plant at Gishoma in the far west of the country, a $39.2M project. It is the …

These photos show the Rwandans who fled Paul Kagame’s leadership

Twenty-three years ago, members of Rwanda’s Hutu majority tortured, raped, and killed some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in just about 100 days. It was all-consuming—the killers were not just members of the army and government-backed militias, but also neighbors and friends who turned on those …

Africa

BBC - Higher Bitesize Geography - Population : Revision, Page7

Forced migrations<p>Forced migrations occur in different circumstances. They are usually sudden and are caused by some life-threatening event such as a war or a famine. While voluntary migrants usually bring some benefits to the receiving country, the arrival of forced migrants, in the short term at …

Africa

Japan tries to take heart from slightly slower population fall | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s population will fall nearly a third by 2065, with almost 40 percent aged 65 or older and the working population laboring under a tougher pension burden, although the pace of population decline has slowed slightly, a government agency said on Monday.<p>People walk through a …

Japan

Toshiba warns its survival is at risk as financial losses mount

"There are events and circumstances that may bring about significant questions about the idea of (carrying on) as a going concern," said the company …

Toshiba

S. Korea, U.S., Japan arrange meeting to discuss N.K. issue

SEOUL, April 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea, the United States and Japan are arranging a meeting to coordinate their joint response toward North Korea's …