Geologist Orrin Pilkey predicted exactly what a storm like Hurricane Sandy would do to the mid-Atlantic coast and New York City. On a tour of destruction after the deluge, he and David Gessner ponder...
The billions in federal Sandy relief will mainly be used to rebuild what was there before
Geologist Orrin Pilkey predicted exactly what a storm like Hurricane Sandy would do to the mid-Atlantic coast and New York City. In the November issue of Outside, Pilkey takes David Gessner on a...
Officials have released a detail analysis of the deadly fire that killed 19 elite hotshots. Although much has been previously reported, the document offers a few revelations. Here’s what you need to...
Is another megaflood imminent in the Boulder, Colorado, area? One thing's for sure—they're gonna need a bigger sewer system.
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On the morning of June 30, all 20 members of Prescott, Arizona's Granite Mountain Hotshots headed into the mountains to protect the small town of Yarnell from an advancing blaze. Later that day,...
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Dams removed from Western rivers get the lion share of attention, but nearly 100 dams have been removed from waterways in Northeast since 1991.
The big surprise about the return of great whites to the birthplace of Jaws? No one’s freaking out.
Flying a kite may be child’s play. But done right it can be serious, no-holds-barred child’s play.
Tim Zimmermann, a producer on the new documentary Blackfish responds to SeaWorld, which has reproached the film as “shamefully dishonest, deliberately misleading, and scientifically inaccurate.”
Why is Europe dominating the United States in meteorological prognostication? Follow the money.
After Sandy, attention turned to fortifying New York City. But another location on the eastern seaboard faces a more immediate threat.