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 science journalism after graduation. When not chasing down a lead, Hannah runs trails, plays guitar, and restrains herself from hugging carnivores. 


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

NPS Launching Virtual Ranger Program in Ohio

The National Science Foundation awarded Kent State University (KSU) researchers a $952,000 grant to pioneer a free "virtual park ranger" app in Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). The... Read More

Southwest U.S. at Risk of Megadrought

A new report from Cornell University suggests that the American Southwest, already experiencing a damaging dry period, is at greater risk of long-term drought this century than previously thought... Read More

Tokyo Hotels Rated Cleanest in the World

International hotel booking portal Hotel.info has released results of a survey of 6 million customers rating the cleanliness of hotels in select international cities. Tokyo scored the highest... Read More

Louisiana Is Sinking Fast

An investigation by ProPublica and the Lens found that coastal Louisiana, which in the past 80 years has lost 2,000 miles of land to the Gulf of Mexico, stands to lose much more than wetlands and... Read More

R2R Permits Required at Grand Canyon

The National Park Service announced yesterday that noncommercial groups organizing rim-to-rim and extended day hikes and runs through Grand Canyon National Park's inner canyon will require interim... Read More

American Airlines Goes to War with Orbitz

American Airlines pulled its flight listings from Orbitz websites on Tuesday after fee negotiations came to an impasse. The airline will also remove its US Airways fares this coming Monday. North... Read More

"Mad Men" Producer Bikes to Emmys

Mad Men writer-producer Tom Smuts might not have won an Emmy last night, but he certainly won Best Emmy Commute. Wearing a helmet and cycling-ready suit designed by Rapha and straddling a silver... Read More