News from the Field

Photographer: Adam Roy

$25K Environmental Grants Up For Grabs

Clothing maker Eddie Bauer and the Explorers Club are sponsoring a new grant program to fund environmental science research. The program will offer two $25,000 awards, one for student research and... Read More

Photographer: Tim Moreillon/Flickr

Hushovd Sprints to Stage 13 Win

A late charge has given Norwegian Thor Hushovd a surprise victory on Friday's Tour de France 13th stage from Pau to Lourdes. Hushovd, the reigning world champion and a sprint specialist, had... Read More

Photographer: Courtesy of Dave Cornthwaite

Man Stand-Up Paddling Mississippi

British adventurer Dave Cornthwaite is stand-up paddling the length of the Mississippi River, 2,400 miles from the river's source in Lake Itasca, Minnesota to its delta in Louisiana. Cornthwaite... Read More

Photographer: Thierry/Flickr

Camera Leads Rangers To Tiger Poachers

Two tiger poachers were arrested after Thai conservation authorities discovered a camera phone documenting one of their illegal kills. The phone was dropped in a firefight with Thai park rangers... Read More

Photographer: Whitneyyy/Flickr

In Carmageddon, Bikers Challenge Airline

The planned two-day closure of the 405, Los Angles's main highway, has inspired a face-off between cyclists and the airline JetBlue. In a city already notorious for its traffic, highway officials... Read More