News from the Field

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Texas to Buy Crane Habitat

Texas will use money from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement to preserve 80 acres of whooping crane habitat on the Gulf Coast. According to the terms of a deal signed on Tuesday, the Texas... Read More

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Stormtrooper Walks Across Australia

Australian Jacob French completed a nine-month trek across Australia from Perth to Sydney dressed as a Stormtrooper on Thursday. French, 21, began his Trooper Trek in July and pushed a cart some... Read More

Photographer: Rob Unreall

Hiker Disappears in California Desert

Rescue crewsd are searching for a San Diego man who went missing on Sunday while exploring the caves at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in southern California. Guillermo Piño, 26, was camping... Read More

Photographer: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr

Explorer Crashes North Pole Wedding

British adventurer Mark Wood said he was surprised to find a wedding taking place when he reached the North Pole on Wednesday. Wood "crashed" the wedding of Norweigan explorer Børge Ousland,... Read More