News from the Field

Photographer: John Blaustein

Riverboarder Descends the Green Narrows

Pro riverboarder Josh Galt ran the first decent of the Green Narrows—Gorilla rapids included—using nothing but a riverboard and a pair of fins this week. “What first caught my... Read More

Photographer: OnyxDog86/Flickr

U.S. to Remove Gray Wolf Protections

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced plans this week to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list, drawing fire from scientists, conservationists, and a former director of the... Read More

Photographer: MrBeetRTW via Flickr

Kayaker to Cross Tasman Sea Solo

New Zealand kayaker Scott Donaldson departed Coffs Harbour on Thursday hoping to become the first to kayak solo from Australia to New Zealand. The 42-year-old plans to paddle over 1200 miles in... Read More

Photographer: Via Twitter

Metal Detectors for Moscow Marathon

Metal detectors will be installed along the entire course of the Moscow marathon during the the world athletics championships in August, race organizers have announced. “The only way to... Read More

Photographer: Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Australian Hockey Player Dies of Snakebite

A 26-year-old Australian hockey player is dead after ignoring a snakebite he believed to be harmless. Karl Berry had picked up the snake to remove it from a group of nearby children at a training... Read More