News from the Field

Human Waste Melting Out From McKinley

Tons of human waste dumped into crevasses on Mt. McKinley's glaciers could surface in the next two decades, according to scientists from Alaska Pacific University. Glaciologist Mike Loso says that... Read More

Record Salmon Return to Northwest

On Wednesday, a record 41,000 sockeye salmon, a once-diminishing species, swam over dams to their spawning grounds in the Northwest's Columbia River Basin. In 1995 the area saw fewer than 9,000... Read More

Bears Close Great Smoky Campgrounds

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have posted warnings around the park and closed two campgrounds due to increased bear activity. A spokesperson said that bears in several areas across... Read More

Beckham Left Off London Olympic Squad

David Beckham was informed Wednesday that he failed to make the cut for the British soccer team in the upcoming London Olympics. The 37-year-old East Londoner, who was widely expected to receive a... Read More

U.S. Beaches Sicken 3.5 Million Each Year

Stormwater runoff is polluting U.S. beaches and sickening 3.5 million people each year, according to an annual report from the Natural Resources Defense Council released Wednesday. With more than... Read More