The City of Angels is heaven for a weekend warrior, with thousands of enticing options for wilderness lovers looking to escape the big city. Most adventurers blast off to far-flung locales like Mammoth
New Mexico’s picturesque preserve won a campaign for federal protection, and others aren’t far behind. It’s easy to think of national parks as untouchable—grand, immovable fixtures in our natural environment.
In a new twist to one of the most high-profile — and longest — beach access battles in California, Hollister Ranch sued state officials Thursday over a new law designed to open its exclusive coastline
A woman in the early stages of dementia who went missing six days ago was found alive Wednesday by a helicopter crew searching for her in Butte County. Paula Beth James, 68, was last seen the evening Jan.
Florida struck a deal to buy an expanse of land in the Everglades that will halt a plan to drill for oil that stirred outrage among conservationists. The agreement, detailed Wednesday by Gov. Ron DeSantis,
Leatherback turtles are making exhausting journeys, in some cases nearly twice as long as usual, from nesting to feeding grounds, because of rising ocean temperatures and changing sea currents. After turtles
The proposed Pebble Mine threatens the wildlife of the Alaska Peninsula, home to the densest brown bear populations on Earth. On a sunny day in August, more than two dozen brown bears are gathered at Falls,