News from the Field

Motorcyclist Injured in Dakar Crash

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after being found unconscious on a sand dune during the Dakar rally in San Juan, Argentina on Tuesday. Sebastien Coue's body temperature was above 104... Read More

The Gray Wolf Returns to California

A gray wolf known as OR7 has brought California's wolf population above zero for the first time since 1924 after migrating from Oregon last week. OR70, a young male, began drifting south from his... Read More

Aussie Cyclist Insults UCI President

Cycling Australia has admonished pro rider Chloe Hosking for calling UCI president Pat McQuaid "a dick" on Saturday in response to comments that female cyclists do not deserve a minimum salary.... Read More

Hoffmeister Rounds Cape Horn

Sea kayaker Freya Hoffmeister successfully rounded Cape Horn on Tuesday, completing the most difficult and dangerous stage of her planned two-year circumnavigation of South America. Hoffmeister,... Read More

Tanzanian Elephant Populations Drop 42%

Elephant population in two of Tanzania's largest wildlife sanctuaries fell by almost 42 percent between 2006 and 2009, according to a new wildlife census by Tanzania's Wildlife Research Institute.... Read More