Can police body cameras make a difference?
January 8, 2015, 7:31 a.m. by Sami Glover
Following protests over the deaths of unarmed civilians, many are pushing for police to wear cameras. But how do these cameras work, and will they make a difference?
A day off from the Rolling Stones tour at the World Parks Congress
December 17, 2014, 2:43 p.m. by Chuck Leavell
Chuck Leavell, co-founder of MNN and keyboard player with the Rolling Stones, took a break from his music to discuss global parks and how we can make them better.
If you haven't heard of Eyrarbakki yet, you will
December 9, 2014, 8:37 a.m. by Kate Farthing
The tiny hamlet along Iceland's southern coast is not only charming in its own right but is located close to some of Iceland's most amazing outdoor activities.
Volunteers fuel Grand Canyon Christmas Bird Count
November 7, 2014, 11:27 a.m. by Brian Gatlin
The Audubon Society's annual census uses 'citizen scientists' to help track the health of bird populations at sites across the Americas.
Close encounters of the presidential kind
September 26, 2014, 2:32 p.m. by Chuck Leavell
Chuck Leavell, co-founder of MNN and keyboard player with the Rolling Stones, recounts his brush with the president while attending the climate summit at the United Nations.
Sacred can be subtle: What I learned from weavers in a remote Peruvian village
September 18, 2014, 1:39 p.m. by Guest Columnist
A guild of artisans is preserving traditional methods in a region overshadowed by the ruins of Machu Picchu.
The People's Climate March: A time for generations to agree on action
September 17, 2014, 3:28 p.m. by Frances Fisher and Francesca Eastwood
Baby boomers and their descendants will come together and push back against climate change.
Lifeguards are not enough: We can all help to keep non-swimmers safe
July 16, 2014, 10:41 a.m. by The Redwoods Group
It's everybody's responsibility to stop non-swimmers from drowning. Here's how you can help.
Don't just walk around Charleston, run
June 24, 2014, 2:52 p.m. by Stratton Lawrence
An alternative to horse-drawn buggies and tired walking tours takes off in the Holy City.
World Oceans Day: Celebrating and protecting what connects us
June 4, 2014, 1:22 p.m. by Sandra Ann Harris
We should be doing more to preserve the 'lungs of our planet' by investing in cleaner energy and reducing our plastic pollution.
Why diving is like holding the winning lottery ticket
May 15, 2014, 3:50 p.m. by Tom Simmons, Broadreach
Diving offers us all a chance to interact with the unknown and the magical, says an ocean adventure educator.
What good is wilderness if we can't appreciate the nature in our backyards?
May 14, 2014, 10 a.m. by Al Kesselheim, The Daily Climate
Writer Al Kesselheim explains why setting aside space for nature preserves can isolate us from the very wilderness we seek.
Why do dogs eat grass?
What burrowing owls think of hidden cameras
Snack-hunting raccoon caught red-handed in Florida vending machine
For the first time, scientists capture a shockwave bursting from the sun
It's raining plastic in the Rockies
The Inuit have a simple way of teaching their children how to control anger