News from the Field

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Olympic Flame Reaches North Pole

The Olympic flame arrived at the North Pole for the first time in history last week. According to organizers of the Sochi Winter Games, the torch was able to reach the historic location with the... Read More

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Bikes Outselling Cars in Europe

Last week, we reported that Groningen, Netherlands, is the most bike-friendly city in the world. Turns out, the rest of Europe is pretty bike friendly, too. In 2012, NPR reports, bicycle sales... Read More

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Study: Wildfire Smoke Travels Farther Than Thought

A study by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has found that smoke travels over a much greater distance than originally thought. And thanks to climate change-induced dry weather, we are... Read More

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2013 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 2013 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival opens this weekend in Alberta, Canada. From October 26 through November 3, more than 80 adventure films will be showcased from around the world. This... Read More