May 23, 2016, 6:10 a.m. by Catie Leary
You don't have to visit Papua New Guinea or the Bahamas to admire some of the world's clearest bodies of water.
Thailand shutters access to island paradise over tourism threats to environment
May 17, 2016, 3:15 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Officials have taken the rare step of closing Koh Tachai island 'before the damage is beyond repair.'
Off limits since 1934, a secret nature sanctuary reopens in Central Park
May 11, 2016, 3:25 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hallett Nature Sanctuary is a hidden urban oasis within a not-so-hidden urban oasis.
In Virginia, a Stonehenge built from foam seeks a new home
May 3, 2016, 7:13 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The uncannily realistic replica is being displaced by a new state park.
Dive into the eternal mystery of Old Man of the Lake
April 28, 2016, 11:57 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Crater Lake's vertically floating tree stump has baffled for decades.
Boardwalk trails provide a special doorway to national parks
April 28, 2016, 6:50 a.m. by Catie Leary
What's more inviting than a planked walkway winding through a dense thicket of trees?
10 extraordinary places you should visit in the '5 Stans'
April 26, 2016, 6:50 a.m. by Catie Leary
Looking for an adventure that's off the beaten path and won't break the bank? Consider Central Asia.
Rare 'super bloom' blankets Death Valley in a carpet of wildflowers
April 13, 2016, 5:34 p.m. by Catie Leary
Due to favorable weather conditions tied to this year's El Nino pattern, 2016 is proving to be a banner year for Death Valley's wildflowers.