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How to explore national parks with virtual tours

A new national park in Afghanistan offers hope for wildlife and people

The world's largest privately owned giant sequoia forest is now protected

One couple in India is buying land — and letting it go wild

Happy Tu Bishvat, the new year for trees

Once protected as national monuments, these Utah lands now face drilling and mining

9 stunning photos capture beautiful landscapes around the globe

Florida to buy Everglades land to prevent family from drilling for oil

What you can see on fee-free days at U.S. national parks this year

Mysterious blind 'ghost fish' reveals Congo to be the deepest river in the world

World's largest flower bloom found in remote Indonesian jungle

They're growing what? Hatcheries expand their mission beyond fish