Liam Gayter

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The Comeback: Ripmaster Wins Iditarod Footrace

Peter Ripmaster nearly died attempting the Iditarod Footrace two years ago. He fell through ice, yet somehow climbed out and ran four miles, hypothermic...

Forest Service Proposes Plan to Build New Trails in Pisgah National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service has proposed an ambitious plan to build new trails in the Pisgah National Forest. With the recent explosion in visitor...

Trashion Show: Asheville Greenworks Walks the Talk this April 14

On the surface Asheville Greenworks is a environmental nonprofit located in Western North Carolina that works to inspire, equip and mobilize local communities to care for the places they live in. But what most people do not know is that they operate with only seven paid employees and that these paid staff members plan and execute over 250 events each year with the help of over 3,400 volunteers.

Conservation Groups File Lawsuit Against Forest Service

The Southern Environmental Law Center and partners filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service on March 15. SELC alleges that the Forest Service...

Bad News, Boys: Climate Change Is linked to All-Female Populations of Sea Turtle Hatchlings

There were zero male loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings found at test beaches on Florida's Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, according to a study by Dr. Jeanette...

Study Finds Plastic Microfibers in Over 90 Percent of Bottled Water Brands

A new analysis of some of the world's most popular bottled water brands found that more than 90 percent contained tiny pieces of plastic....