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The Manhattan Project, the secret research mission to develop an atomic weapon ahead of Germany and bring an end to World War II, was one of the 20th century's most ambitious feats of science and engineering. And one of its darkest moments. In many...
Sentinel Staff WriterKnown for its white sand beaches and thousands of miles of coastline, there is more to Florida's sun-filled fun than just the beach. With a diverse selection of underwater environments, Florida offers some of the world's best scuba diving. From the...
A small museum depicting the natural and historic resources of Dry Tortugas National Park and historic Fort Jefferson has opened in Key West, offering visitors an easily accessible introduction to one of America's most remote national parks. The Dry...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Federal land management agencies in the southern Black Hills have signed an agreement to work together more closely. The U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service have agreed to share equipment and resources. The...
The California Assembly on Thursday approved legislation to protect bobcats from unlimited commercial trapping. The bill, AB 1213, was introduced by Assemblyman Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) in response to the recent discovery of bobcat traps set along...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMore than $19 million was spent to rebuild the Big Slackwater section of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park near Williamsport, a massive project along the Potomac River that involved 121 columns bolted into rock to support elevated...
Tags: Tourism and Leisure, Travel, Fires, Gardens and Parks
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — On a routine patrol, park ranger Stephanie Sutton spots a looming confrontation between tourist and nature — in this case, the driver of a white SUV and a 500-pound elk. The large female elk lopes along a road...
With the warming weather, many people begin to return to the shores and waters of Lake Michigan to enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities. While engaging in summer activities, remember that conditions on Lake Michigan can quickly change from calm...
If your definition of paradise involves awe-inspiring natural beauty, shameless pampering 24/7 and experiences your family will always cherish, consider your paradise found on Florida’s Paradise Coast of Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades. ...
A warming climate is melting the glaciers of Mount Everest, shrinking the frozen cloak of Earth’s highest peak by 13% in the last 50 years, researchers have found. Rocks and natural debris previously covered by snow are appearing now as the snow...
Tags: Environmental Issues, Nepal, Landforms, Mountains, Water Supply
READER SUBMITTED: Farmington Resident Chosen To Lead National Volunteer-Training Program At Grand CanyonFarmingtonKailie Gulino of Farmington, is one of two students from Johnson State College to have been selected as site leaders for a national "alternative break" leadership session this summer at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. Gulino, a junior anthropology...
Tags: Travel, Teaching and Learning, Sociology, Education, Students
BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA — My face flushed cherry red and my sweat-soaked sundress clung to my body. I stood, elated, on a wooden platform at the summit of Mt. Warning, a jagged peak in the Gondwana rain forest. The mountain, in the far northeastern...
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