October 18, 2014
This week on Sierra Club Radio: Nick Rosen talks with us about his book Off the Grid Avital Andrews from Sierra Magazine gives tips for greening your Halloween Barbara Bennett on her book Soul of a Lion: One Woman's Quest to Rescue Africa's Wildlife Refugees.
October 17, 2014
Despite being exhausted and hungry, we arrived at our camp in high spirits. The intoxicating feeling of adventuring in the backcountry poured through us as we pitched our tents and started a fire. Night was quickly upon us, followed by light snow flakes that blanketed the fields and trees.This past...
October 17, 2014
The Harrahawa Village was relocated to make way for the Sasan coal ash pond. Photo courtesy of Nicole Ghio. Sudarshan Rajak disappeared under suspicious circumstances after protesting the relocation of families for Reliance Power’s 4,000-megawatt Sasan coal project in Singrauli, India. Some of...
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October 16, 2014
My thoughts on diversity in our natural spaces.By Teresa Baker I have always been an advocate for getting out of the cities and into nature, especially for communities of color. As an African American, I feel that nature is the core of who I am. All too often the cityscapes that African Americans...
It's a farewell to arms for California sea stars.
The engine sound is more of a whine than a roar, and there are no clouds of black smoke, but the new all-electric Odyssey Battery Bigfoot No. 20 is all monster truck.
Vines were once just something that Tarzan swung on through the jungle. Then they got ambition. Now they're on the move, threatening to take over the world.
The weather had just cleared after monster storms in the Tetons. I went with some other experienced backcountry skiers to check conditions at a steep couloir called Double Dog Leg. There'd been an avalanche nearby the day before, but on a different aspect. We decided to give it a try.
Citizen scientists forgo the slopes to search for scat.
Invading the Privacy of the People Who Make the Club Tick
Move over, Glacier Bay. Hold on a sec, Yosemite. If you want to know what really motivated John Muir to protect America's wild places, you've got to go back to "that glorious Wisconsin wilderness" of the Sierra Club founder's boyhood.
A graphic look at where coal use has increased and decreased since 1965.