News from the Field

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Wanna Ski with The Pros?

The World Heli Challenge plans to open a select number of slots to non-pro athletes, event founder Tony Harrington announced yesterday. Held in Wanaka, New Zealand, the Challenge runs July 27... Read More

Photographer: Courtesy of Juan Martinez

Promoting The Outdoors Pays Off

Juan Martinez grew up in a tool shed in South Central Los Angeles. “In my neighborhood it was gang members who succeeded, had what I wanted, and could provide for their families,”... Read More

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Cities Bad for the Brain

It’s no surprise that getting a little nature in your life helps you stay healthy, but research in published this week Nature explores how city living can actually affect brain function. Past... Read More

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Surfing Madonna Mosaic Comes Down

Officials in Encitas, California removed a stained-glass mosaic depicting a surfing Madonna that a local artist illegally installed under a railroad bridge. A crew took the mosiac down on... Read More

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Penguin Gets Really, Really Lost

Penguins, birds that regularly migrate more than 3,000 miles in the dark of winter, are among the more directionally competent animals in the world. That makes news that an emperor penguin has... Read More