News from the Field

Changes to Endangered Species Act

The Obama administration on Friday issued new guidelines that would standardize how the Endangered Species Act is enforced across state lines. Under current rules, states can choose not to... Read More

Durban Climate Talks End in Agreement

Climate talks in Durban, South Africa drew to a close early Sunday morning with a landmark agreement that binds both developing and developed nations to limit carbon emissions beginning in 2020.... Read More

Powers Dominates Bend Cyclocross

Jeremy Powers won both elite men's races at the Deschutes Cup in Bend, Oregon, on Sunday and secured the 2011 Exergy U.S. Gran Prix cyclocross series title. Powers outdueled Tim Johnson on... Read More

Sailor Disqualified from World Champs

Three-time Olympic gold-medal winning sailor Ben Ainslie was disqualified from the world championships in Perth on Saturday after he boarded a media boat and berated the captain and crew. Ainslie,... Read More

EPO Linked to Brain Aneurysms

On Friday, the Swiss journal FASEB published a study that links synthetic erythropoietin, or EPO, with an increased risk of brain aneurysms. The drug is commonly used by athletes to boost... Read More