VOICES Ideas and Insight From Explorers
[This text is from an official press release.] HAWAI‘I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (May 20, 2015)—After two intensive days of exploration and documentation, the Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park BioBlitz held on May 15 and 16, 2015, captured a vivid snapshot of the unique plant and animal biodiversity in the park. The event brought together more…
Daniel Raven-Ellison doesn’t just see the forest for the trees, he sees the park for the city. Help him on his quest to make all of London a National Park City.
Huge walls may separate cultures, but it’s how we interact across those boundaries that reveals the real story of civilization.
The archaeology of food is filling in the gaps between all the grand monuments and intricately crafted objects that occupied researchers and the public for generations.
China is big and it’s been around a long time. Top archaeologists peel back the layers of history and reveal how it all got started.
Somebody call Moses. Researchers have witnessed a remarkable Red Sea flood of their own.
No farms, no sheep, no grassy hills—no pubs. This is Ireland at the dawn of the Stone Age.
TH Culhane isn’t interested in some fantasy perfect world, just a better, more beautiful carrying-out of the real one. How could you help make it happen?
Most people come to the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) to see elephant seals and penguins. Ginny Edgcomb came for the microbes.
The annual Google Science Fair is back, bringing together the biggest ideas and the greatest experiments from young people all around the world, and you are invited to be a part of it.
When groups from around the world gather in a place as wild as Australia for something as outdoors-oriented as the World Parks Congress, they’d better not sit inside wearing neckties and high-heels all day. To that end, the recent congress in Sydney included a BioBlitz, an intense, public, 24-hour inventory of all the different living species in the area. Inspired by…
There are very few ways a human being, without the aid of machines, can get itself to move faster than a sprinting cheetah. Downhill skiing is one of them.
Paulo loves mosses. I get the distinct impression that the worst afterlife he could imagine would be to come back as a rolling stone.
In the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), once a major location for whaling, whale bones are all around, layered with history and meaning, and silently communicating their tales.
Researchers from across the Americas gather for a science conference, but first get out for a closer look at three highly entertaining species.