Erin Berger

Drakes Bay Oyster Farm Closing

Following a U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday not to hear a challenge from Drakes Bay Oyster Company that would allow it to continue oyster-farming operations within Point Reyes National... Read More

Bear May Have Killed New Jersey Hiker

New Jersey wildlife officials are investigating an apparently deadly attack of a 22-year-old man by a black bear in Apshawa Preserve on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. Five friends were... Read More

Pilot Survives Sierra Plane Crash

The pilot of a private plane has been rescued after surviving a crash in Sequoia National Park on Monday. According to the Fresno Bee, the 67-year-old pilot, who was the plane’s only... Read More

Champion of Trail Running Dies on AT

Accomplished endurance athlete Chad Denning of New London, New Hampshire, collapsed and died on Sunday while hiking the Appalachian Trail. Denning, a successful ultrarunner and founder of the... Read More

German Beers Contain Plastic

Researchers who tested 24 popular German bottled beer brands found that every single brew contained microscopic particles of plastic, skin, glass, and other unsavory items. The biggest takeaway of... Read More

Sharks Kill More Men Than Women

Australian scientists have found that men are almost nine times more likely than women to be killed in an unprovoked shark attack. Researchers at Bond University, in Queensland, Australia, analyzed... Read More