News from the Field

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Climate Scientist Killed By Truck Biking to Work

A pioneering climate scientists was hit by a truck while cycling to work Monday and pronounced dead at the scene. Katherine Giles, 35, was a top researcher at the Center for Polar Observation and... Read More

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Maine Hermit Caught After 27 Years

It's been a tough week to be a mountain man. Following the arrest of Troy James Knapp, another notorious hermit suspected in over 1,000 burglaries over 27 years fell into the law's clutches last... Read More

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Couple Completes 3-Year, 11,700-Mile Honeymoon

Before putting off in kayaks on the morning of April 3, husband and wife Dave and Amy Freeman rolled up their sleeping bags, jammed their extra clothes and gear into stuff sacks, and savored... Read More

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Hiker Found Dead in Gunnison National Park

Rangers in Gunnison National Park have recovered what they believe to be the body of a hiker missing since Sunday. The unidentified hiker obtained a permit indicating he’d leave the park on... Read More

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Climate Change Could Affect Wine

Climate change could make that bottle of French Bordeaux even pricier, forcing you to switch to a vintage from Montana or even China. A recent study from Conservation International indicates that... Read More