News from the Field

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Hippo Dies in Swimming Pool

The four-year-old South African hippopotamus who had been stuck in a swimming pool at the Monate Conservation Lodge for the past three days after being chased from his herd has passed on to the... Read More

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Grand Teton Speed Record Falls Again

A climbing ranger from Rocky Mountain National Park broke Kilian Jornet's Grand Teton speed record on Wednesday, just 11 days after the Spanish ultrarunner smashed the 30-year-old record. Andy... Read More

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U.N. Green Climate Fund Holds First Meeting

After months of delays, board members of the U.N. Green Climate Fund, designed to help impoverished countries cope with global climate change, will hold their first meeting in Geneva. In 2011,... Read More

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Hippo Stuck in Swimming Pool

Hippos are the worst. After being bullied by his herd, a South African hippopotamus has found sanctuary in an eight-foot-deep swimming pool at the Monate Conservation Lodge. One problem: there are... Read More