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9 things you don't know about John Muir

Lost beagle found after 9 days (and 1,000 searchers and a helicopter)

To help a native bee, you have to know one

Americans push back on proposed fee increases at national parks

Africa is splitting in two

Why a retreat to nature can be so therapeutic

Why insuring a coral reef is a good idea

People in this Canadian city are seeing lynx everywhere

Ancient fossils found on lands once part of Bears Ears National Monument

L.L. Bean revises its legendary return policy

This plant can live for more than 1,000 years

Gigantic lily pads reappear in Paraguay lagoon