Jacques Cousteau’s grandson, who stars in an upcoming “Shark Week” special, talks about ocean exploration in the 21st century, carrying on his grandfather’s legacy, and what we can learn from nuclear...
About 100 people in the U.S. drown after being sucked out to sea in rips each year, and new research has experts arguing over how best to escape them
A young man who died this month in a boiling hot spring in Norris Geyser Basin is just the latest casualty of the park’s main attraction
EPA district administrator Jared Blumenfeld talks about why he’s escaping it all, and how to be a pescatarian on the 2,650-mile trail
The forgotten history of Brazil’s mosquito wars—the greatest public health victory you’ve never heard of
Surf breaks around the world are becoming more and more crowded, with people elbowing their way onto waves. Maybe local gangs like the Lunada Bay Boys are onto something.
Whirlpools, piranhas, and malaria don’t even make the list.
Experts are training the vicious wild animals to sniff out avalanche victims—without mauling them to death
The ecological history of Hawaii, especially in today’s globalized world, is a story of continual invasion. But now, a fungus spreading through one of the island state's most ecologically important...
How do you start a new sport from scratch? Competing drone racing competitions are about to find out.
A legal challenge to the trademarks from NPS is currently wending its way through the courts and, besides, NPS is a federal agency. But California Assemblyman Ken Cooley took it upon himself to try...
The highly anticipated Mavericks surfing contest has been nixed this weekend even as epic waves roll into Northern California's coast. Blame the Super Bowl.
Underwater noise pollution is causing measurable harm to whales’ abilities to reproduce and navigate. A team of researchers proposes quiet zones as a solution.
Our continued fascination with the highest mountain on earth spawns a virtual reality “experience”