News from the Field

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Controversial Avalanche Video Ignites ABS Debate

A video of freeskier Aymar Navarro surviving a massive avalanche with the aid of an ABS backpack has drawn criticism online. The video, with a grand and heart-pumping soundtrack, shows Navarro... Read More

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"Cyberpoaching" Feared as Threat to Tigers

At Panna Tiger Reserve in central India, Kirshnamurthy Ramesh, the head of a program that monitors and protects endangered tigers, received a fright in July: An e-mail informed him that someone 620... Read More

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Dutch City Hailed as Most Bike-Friendly

Would you go furniture shopping on a bike? Citizens of Groningen, Netherlands, visit IKEA with special cargo bikes, which is just one of the reason this Dutch town is of the world’s most... Read More

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Moose Population in Decline

North American moose are dying at an alarming rate, so quickly in fact that states like Minnesota have replaced moose hunting with moose monitoring in an effort to understand why the species is in... Read More

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Jamaican Team Faces Drug Probe

The World Anti-Doping Agency is launching a substantial audit of Jamaica's drug testing agency following reports that Jamaica's testing all but disappeared before the 2012 Olympics. The Associated... Read More