Hannah Weinberger

Author's Bio

Hannah Weinberger (@Weinbergrrrrr) is an editorial assistant at Outside. Despite earning a degree in Mandarin Chinese from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ('13), Hannah pursued an interest in environmental science journalism after graduation and miraculously wound up investigating river health and testing gear in New Mexico. When not chasing down a lead, Hannah runs trails, plays guitar, and restrains herself from hugging carnivores.

Listen Up: Nature Is Speaking

Environmental nonprofit Conservation International (CI) debuted its #NatureIsSpeaking campaign Wednesday at the SXSW Eco panel with the release of six short films voiced by A-list celebrities. The... Read More

Mercedes Makes a Wicked Camper

It's official: campers are no longer the sole domain of ski bums and river rats. Mercedes-Benz has teamed up with decorated mobile home crafter Westfalia to convert its Viano van into the Marco Polo...

Rory Bosio Dominates, Again

Ultramarathoners Rory Bosio and Chase Parnell were the fastest woman and man at this weekend’s North Face Endurance Challenge 50-mile trail race in Park City, Utah (#ECSUT). The new race... Read More

Oceans Forgotten at UN Climate Summit

The largest-ever global summit on climate change, hosted today by the United Nations in New York City, has been accused of ignoring one of the biggest keys to stemming global warming: the... Read More

Study: Runners Run Better Companies

A German study found that CEOs who run marathons are more likely to run companies with higher firm values. The results, published this month in a working paper in the Social Science Research... Read More

World Bracing for Big Baby Boom

A new study published in Science says that the global population could reach 12.3 billion by 2100, an increase of 70 percent over the current population of 7.2 billion. Fourteen researchers from... Read More

Organ Pipe Cactus Reopens After 11 Years

Arizona’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument reopened all of its land to the public on September 15 following an 11-year period in which most of the area was closed due to the operations of... Read More

California Cyclists Get Legal Protection

California became the 24th state to mandate a three-foot cyclist buffer zone rule on Tuesday at midnight, improving upon the state's ambiguous "safe distance" passing rule. The new rule requires... Read More

Amazon Supertower to Measure Climate Change

Brazil has broken ground on an observation tower in the Amazon that will rise above every skyscraper in South America and help scientists understand climate change in rainforest ecosystems. The... Read More

Electric Car Racing Launches in Beijing

The first-ever electric motor racing circuit kicked off with a low-decibel hum at China’s Beijing ePrix on Saturday. The New York Times reports that the inaugural race in the coed 10-stop... Read More

Beer Prices Likely Rising Due to Summer Rain

The cost of beer is expected to rise in 2015 because of heavy August rain that caused American malt barley crops to germinate before the harvest had finished. As reported in the Billings Gazette,... Read More

Charter Fishing Has Its Own Airbnb

A duo of Serbian entrepreneurs is bringing fishing into the digital age with FishingBooker, an app that connects charter boat captains with fishing enthusiasts. The app, nearly a year old,... Read More