News from the Field

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Survivor Gives Search and Rescue $1.5M

A woman who survived a 1977 plane crash in the mountains above Aspen, Colorado recently donated $1.5 million to Mountain Rescue Aspen (MRA) as thanks for the two-day search-and-rescue operation... Read More

Kevin Pearce Snowboards Again

Kevin Pearce snowboarded on Tuesday in Breckenridge, Colorado for the first time since a massive head injury nearly took his life late 2009. Pearce was joined by a large group that included... Read More

Photographer: Alan Light/Flickr

Team Skis to South Pole

A pair of explorers on Wednesday completed a six-week journey to the South Pole by ski, one hundred years to the day after Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the pole on December 14,... Read More

Photographer: Fred Kraus

Smallest Ever Frogs Found in New Guinea

An American researcher in New Guinea has announced the discovery of the world's smallest frogs. At eight to nine milimeters long, the two species found by Fred Kraus, Paedophryne dekot and P.... Read More

Photographer: Dr.A.Hugentobler/Wikimedia

Boy Free from Captors in Philippines

A 14-year-old American is free five months after he was kidnapped and held hostage in a remote Philippine jungle. Kevin Lunsmann was on vacation with his mother and cousin when Islamic terrorists... Read More