Image: Shell's Polar Pioneer drill rig by Background Campaign, Jeff Dunnicliff
The pope is expected to focus on climate during his first papal visit to the United States. On Sept. 24, Pope Francis will be the first pope ever to address the U.S. Congress.
Travel writer Bill Bryson (Robert Redford) takes a long-lost old friend (Nick Nolte) for a hike along the Appalachian Trail.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) recently asked President Obama to protect Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and the Castle Mountains as national monuments in the California Desert, using presidential powers under the Antiquities Act.
Image: State-owned lands within Grand Tetons National Park could be protected an included in the park in 2016, but Co
The New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts lie near where the continental shelf plummets into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean.
“Every Kid in a Park,” which will provide 4th grade students and their families free admission to all national parks and other federal lands for a full year, officially launched on Sept.
The region already is experiencing dramatic effects of climate change, with more intense storms, beach erosion, melting permafrost, shifting wildlife habitats and disappearing sea ice.