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These Before And After Images Show The Startling Effects Of Climate Change

A NASA photo gallery shows Earth "in a state of flux."<p>WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration and numerous U.S. lawmakers, primarily conservatives, downplay the threat of climate change and take aim at policies to combat it, researchers are documenting undeniable transformations around the globe.<p>A …

Climate Change

Apps, passes and a birthday party mean you can save at on a park visit

For author Wallace Stegner, the West embodied what he called “the geography of promise.”<p>“National parks,” he wrote in 1983, “are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst."<p>Here’s a look at a few ways to stretch your …

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Are you a geography star? Name these four destinations, and you may win a prize.

The school year is almost over. Are you planning a summer vacation, or something closer to home, such as a trip to your favorite pool? KidsPost wants to go with you!<p>It’s easy to be a part of the Summer of KidsPost, just like the kids in these photos from last year. They traveled all across the …

Lifestyle

Pastel painters highlights beauty in Montana plants

There was a particular patch of grass in the yard by the house of Jeanette Rehahn's grandmother. It was soft and sweet and light green. Decades …

Art

The Best North American Hotels for Outdoor-Lovers

Location, location, location — for home buyers and travelers, this is what it all boils down to. For outdoor lovers, finding the right hotel to serve …

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More people to travel this Memorial Day, says AAA

More people will get away this Memorial Day weekend than have in the past 12 years, with 39.3 million U.S. travelers expected to take to the road, skies, rails and water, according to a forecast released Wednesday from auto club AAA.<p>That represents an increase of 1 million more travelers—2.7%--this …

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Glacier National Park May Need To Be Renamed: Will Soon Have No Glaciers

It is all but inevitable that the United States, apart from Alaska, will soon be missing the glaciers that have dotted our country for thousands of years. There is no other place that symbolizes America’s glaciers like Glacier National Park in Montana. However, recent studies present strong …

Climate Change

Go Big or Stay Home - Luminous Landscape

This past 2 years, my wife Diana and I decided to make photographic excursions around the U.S. and Europe. We have made some exciting discoveries and …

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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 …

Global Warming

Go West, Young Woman! A Short History of Mail-Order Brides of the Wild West

<b>Why would a young woman leave her family, and her home – likely never seeing them again in this earthly life – to travel in sub-par quarters to</b> …

Rangers reflect on successful rescue of hiker

Madeline Connelly and her dog were found alive after six days<p>By MARY CLOUD TAYLOR<p>Daily Inter Lake<p>The rescue of a 23-year-old hiker found after almost …

Glacier National Park could be glacier-free in 15 years

Over the past 50 years, the 39 remaining glaciers in Glacier National Park area have shrunk by an average of 39% — and as much as 85% , according to …

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Preparing for Bike Travel Weekend!

<b>May 16, 2017</b> - Emma Wimmer is a tours specialist at Adventure Cycling.<p>With just a little under a month left before Bike Travel Weekend, June 24, I’m …

Cycling

Road Tripping Montana and Wyoming's National Parks on a Budget

Gawk at the glorious vistas dotting Glacier National Park. (Photo: Getty Images)<p>From Devils (Tower) hot to Glacier (National Park) cool, a road trip …

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Friday's Morning Email: What Trump Thought About The Russia Probe When Firing Comey

And how the interim FBI director defended Comey's reputation.<p>TOP STORIES<p><i>(And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.)</i><p><b>PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SAYS HE CONTEMPLATED RUSSIA PROBE BEFORE FIRING COMEY</b> The president told NBC News that he decided to fire former FBI Director Comey when …

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US hiker who went missing for 6 nights in Montana found safe

Madeline Connelly was found with her dog and a sweater in the Great Bear Wilderness area.<p>A woman from the US who went missing after going for a hike …

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Hiker Lost in Montana Wilderness for Six Days Found Alive with Her Dog: It Was ‘Just a Huge Mistake’

A 23-year-old Illinois native and her dog were found alive in a heavily wooded area in Montana on Wednesday after she went missing nearly a week …

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The evidence is overwhelming: Earth is losing all its ice

“The evidence is overwhelming: Earth is losing its ice.”<p>Glaciers all over the world are disappearing in what should be the subject of “international …

Climate Change

Missing Montana woman feels like 'idiot' for getting lost in woods for a week

A missing hiker says she feels like an “idiot” for getting lost in the Montana wilderness for a week.<p>Madeline Connelly, 23, and her dog, Mogi, were found Wednesday by rescuers who feared she was being stalked by grizzly bears. She and her dog went for a day-long hike on May 4 in Great Bear …

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Montana's Melting Glaciers On Pace To All But Disappear 'Within 20 Years'

In a few decades, Glacier National Park may need a new name.<p>Grinnell Glacier towered roughly 30 feet over scientist Dan Fagre when he began studying the ice 26 years ago. Now, when he hikes through Montana’s Glacier National Park, the ancient ice wall’s dark, craggy edge barely reaches his …

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Glaciers will disappear from mainland U.S. in our lifetime, scientists say

View from atop the Grinnell Glacier Overlook trail in Glacier National Park, Montana on Aug. 24, 2011. Photo by Matt Mills McKnight/ReutersOf the …

Climate Change

Climate Change Is Killing Montana's Glaciers

In the early years of the previous century, the Glacier National Park in Montana had an estimated 150 glaciers larger than 25 acres — the threshold …

Climate Change

Boomer Adventure Ideas for You to Try from Travel Expert Donna Hull

By on2017/05/11 in Active travel<p><i>Celebrating My Itchy Travel Feet’s 9th anniversary on the Internet has reminded me about the fun boomer adventure</i> …

Adventure Travel

Visit Glacier National Park soon before climate change melts all the glaciers – VICE News

By Morgan Conley on May 11, 2017<p>Glacier National Park is melting at an alarming rate, and it’s because of climate change. That’s the conclusion of a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey and Portland State University explaining the disappearance of the glaciers at the vast Montana landmark. …

Global Warming

Glacier National Park will soon be glacier free, thanks to global warming

Only 26 glaciers remain, down from 150 a century ago.<p>Soon, the only glacier in Montana’s Glacier National Park will be in the park’s name, thanks to …

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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 …

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Glacier National Park once had 150 glaciers, but only 26 remain

The era of the glacier will end in the United States within decades, according to researchers who worked on a major new study of glacial health in Montana.<p>A report released by Wednesday the United States Geological Survey follows 39 glaciers in Montana — 37 of them in Glacier National Park — from …

Global Warming

Prescott woman missing in Montana's Glacier National Park found alive

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - A 23-year-old woman who went missing last week while hiking in a Montana wilderness area south of Glacier National Park has …

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Glacier National Park

On May 11, 1910, President William Taft signed a bill into law establishing Glacier National Park. The country’s 10th national park, Montana’s …

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The Best National Parks for Wildlife Spotting

If the possibility of seeing lions, tigers, and bears (oh my!) gets your heart pumping in an excited way, there are several places to spot these …

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