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Apr 15, 2015 09:37 AM ET
The 1964 Wilderness Act, written to protect public lands, makes commercial photos and films illegal without a permit. But in the age of the smartphone, it has not kept up with the times.
Feb 25, 2015 06:34 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Chilean geyser called El Jefe provides new insight on how these natural wonders work. →
Feb 23, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Shannon Hall, Space.com
A bizarre sheet of clouds embraced the highest peak in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.
Jan 30, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The elusive and rare Sierra Nevada red fox has been spotted in Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century.
Jan 14, 2015 04:40 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 132-year-old gun, considered an everyman's rifle in the 1800s, was found leaning against a tree. Continue reading →
Dec 22, 2014 05:29 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Colorful hot springs in Yellowstone National Park get their hues from good-luck coins tossed into their waters and trash discarded by tourists. Continue reading →
Oct 14, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Take a tour of some of the most impressive geological features around the world.
Sep 1, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Created in 1964, the National Wilderness system now covers about 5 percent of the United States. See National Geographic photographer Michael Melford's photos of current and proposed National Wilderness areas.
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