The National Environmental Policy Act doesn't insist that the most environmentally friendly option be enacted. It simply establishes procedures that promote good decisions and transparency.
Invasive species are now a "huge" issue in national parks and the problem is "far, far worse now" than it was twenty years ago, researchers say.
Last year, 17 people died at the site, with nine involving search and rescue teams.
A statue of Orville Wright has been stolen from a monument dedicated to the Wright Brothers in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
The proposed route of the wall cuts across several national parks, blocking the path of hundreds of animal species and forever altering our cherished landscapes and ecosystems.
The first lady will meet with children and "encourage them to spend more time outdoors & learn about our amazing National Parks," her spokeswoman tweeted.
The non-profit says that the Ambler Mining Road would disrupt Western Arctic caribou migration, cross over hundreds of rivers and streams, and interfere with the subsistence lifestyles of rural Alaskans.
Burned out, this couple hit the road on an epic road trip from Florida to the West Coast to Alaska and everything in between.
"Funds should be directed to the agency's highest needs such as operation of the parks and the maintenance backlog and should not be directed to support political objectives," the organization said.
A report found that 96 percent of 417 national parks have significant air pollution problems in at least one of four categories.
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The damage assessment is likely preliminary, as officials were still collecting evidence for a report that will be sent to the U.S. Department of Interior in the coming weeks.
There are about 100 Devils Hole pupfish left, according to the most recent counts.
First Bears Ears, now the Grand Canyon.
Tyler Nordgren, a professor of astronomy and physics, believes it's important to not only explore the universe but to share the knowledge.
The National Park Service is helping returning veterans find work rebuilding our natural resources.
The Italian government will give teenagers €500 to appreciate the country's culture.
The construction of Detroit's beacon of urban renewal also displaced thousands—something that must be remembered given its new National Historic Landmark designation.
Nearly a century after Woodrow Wilson established the NPS, it looks ahead to the next century.
The lion, known for his gentle demeanor, was reportedly shot with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe.