Harvard physician Paul Dudley White, the 'father of American cardiology', believed that a brisk, five mile walk every day is as good a remedy for a restless mind as anything the worlds of medicine
Plan A was to make conditions as perfect as possible to breed the last remaining northern white rhinos. Ol Pejeta did everything they could to make that a possibility.
The salmon look stressed. Behind the algae-streaked windows at Seattle's Hiram Chittenden fish ladder they're bumping heads, flipping in the current, and pointing their narrow jaws upstream. To get
Land-sharing model of conservation is helping large predators thrive in the wild - and even the British countryside could support big carnivores, study finds
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Wolves, lions and other large carnivores rely on meat for sustenance and there are only so many wild animals to go round. Sometimes, dinner means cow or sheep. Farmers can use guard dogs or protective
A new study finds that rising temperatures have downsized mountain goats by 25 percent in just 30 years. Cute, but not good.
Despite the significant benefits they have and will continue to provide, the traditional approaches of protected areas and in situ conservation management alone cannot shield vulnerable species from the
The Wilderness Act turns 50 this year. But climate change means we need to rethink what "wild" even means.
George Monbiot: The scoured, scorched Highlands could be brought to life - maybe an independent nation will have the courage to act
On Monday, March 24, I leave on a trip to witness an event I never thought I'd see: the Colorado River flowing through its delta toward the sea.
Questo fantastico e per molti aspetti misterioso predatore è stato salvato dalla sua estinzione nonostante negli ultimi cinque anni siano stati uccisi quaranta esemplari tra Abruzzo, Toscana, Molise e Lazio. L'incrocio sempre più frequente con i cani sta modificando il suo
One day, the British environmental writer George Monbiot was digging in his garden when he had a revelation -- that his life had become too tidy and
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In a previous post I blogged a step-by-step on how to make a primitive, ultralight, ultra-simple framepack (click on link below) primitive ultralight - the roycroft packframe But because of its load flexibility (I can just lash equipment to it for a day, use it to lug firewood or water carriers or I can load it
Le ultime due vittime sono state catturate con i lacci sulle colline di Scansano e poi uccisi a bastonate e a colpi di fucile
A new paper presents hitherto unknown evidence that appears to close the book on the cause of Christopher McCandless's death
For three years, researchers from Montana State University spent their summers collecting bear hair. The samples, collected on both sides of the 50 mile stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway that cuts through Banff National Park, prove what the researchers had suspected: wildlife underpasses and bridges were helping enough bears move back and forth across the highway to keep the populations healthy.
As polar bears begin to die of starvation in a warming Arctic, should we be feeding them? What are the ethical implications of feeding wild animals brought to this point by human actions? A polar bear
2014/08/13: Motociclette sui sentieri delle escursioni: L'Emilia si è piegata alle lobby