North America

What It Takes to Clear Highway 82

What It Takes to Clear Highway 82

After an especially brutal winter in Colorado, Independence Pass needs a team of seven heavy-equipment operators, an avalanche forecaster, and a surveillance crew to make the road passable

The Never-Ending Drought Story

The Never-Ending Drought Story

A few years ago, more than 60 percent of the country fell under some level of drought. The worst thing? These warm, dry conditions tend to lead to even warmer, drier ones.