TUCSON - Coronado National Forest officials are expecting large numbers of visitors to the forest's most popular campgrounds and picnic areas over Memorial Day weekend. The following are tips to help make weekend outings enjoyable and safe. Full story
Jamie Workman, writer for theEnvironmental Defense Fund, contributed this article to LiveScience'sExpert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Full story
One hour of global sunlight contains enough energy to meet the demands of every human on the planet for an entire year. And a recent breakthrough by scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory could make harnessing this energy for human consumption a reality. Full story
New images of a possible lost city hidden by Honduran rain forests show what might be the building foundations and mounds of Ciudad Blanca, a never-confirmed legendary metropolis. Full story
Google and Time magazine have stitched together satellite images collected by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, showcasing developments in our planet’s landscape via time-lapse. NBC’s Rehema Ellis reports.
Up to 8 million acres of pristine Ecuadorian rainforest is under threat by a new plan to drill for oil. A local tribe vows to fight to protect their land. NBC's Ann Curry reports.
The Wauroni tribes, who live in the forests of Ecuador, are getting ready to challenge the Ecuadorian government’s plan to sell as much as 8 million acres of rainforest for oil drilling, saying they are prepared to fight to the death to protect the land. NBC’s Ann Curry reports.
The search for a multimillion-dollar treasure hidden in New Mexico continues as would-be millionaires head to the mountains, where some are finding trouble with the law. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports and Forrest Fenn, the man who hid the treasure, reveals a new clue to help searchers.
We may be in 2013 but that hasn’t stopped intolerance for rearing its ugly ahead. The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates and host Melissa Harris Perry talk about his New York Times column, “The Good, Racist People” and the incident at Oberlin College that caused classes to be cancelled.
Men carry firewood in their horse-driven carts in a forest in Comana, 30 km south of Bucharest, May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel (ROMANIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
A man carries firewood in his horse-driven cart in a forest in Comana, 30 km south of Bucharest, May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel (ROMANIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell meets forest firefighters prior to a practice jump at the Boise BLM Smokejumper Base at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho May 12, 2013, in this picture provided by the USFS. Picture taken May 12, 2013. REUTERS/Kari Greer/USFS/Handout vi
A Congolese girl carries firewood, collected from a forest, in Bunagana town May 11, 2013. REUTERS/James Akena (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO - Tags: SOCIETY)