News from the Field

U.S. Obesity Rates Up in 2013

The results of a Gallup poll released yesterday reveal that the rate of obesity among American adults continues to rise—it's now at 27.1 percent nationwide—while the obesity landscape... Read More

Feds Protect National Lakeshore

Our current Congress isn't exactly known for legislative efficiency, especially when it comes to the environment. Since the 1964 passage of the Wilderness Act, every Congress has designated at... Read More

Chipotle Guac Squashed by Climate Change

Chipotle Inc. has proposed the unthinkable. In the food chain’s recent annual report, Chipotle states that guacamole might have to be removed from the menu. Citing climate change as the... Read More

Log Cabins to be built inside Twitter HQ

Employees at Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters will soon be dining in log cabins built during the late 1800s. The tech company recently purchased a pair of Montana homesteader cabins off... Read More

Park Closes Road to Thwart Poachers

Under the cover of night along the Northern California coast, poachers with chainsaws and ATVs have been chipping away at the old-growth forests of Redwood National and State Parks. Most of them... Read More