Mining Mountains

Mining Mountains

July 12, 2012

Between a damning write-up in Rolling Stone and a string of vocal protests, the practice of mountaintop-removal mining has gained huge notoriety in recent years. The coal-mining process is common in Appalachia, especially West Virginia. According to many scientists, it also causes significant environmental damage. This infographic explains the controversial process and its effect on […]

Adventures in Mountain Climbing

Adventures in Mountain Climbing

July 9, 2012

Check out how others have taken climbing to the extreme by conquering the seven summits and breaking worldwide records. It might even inspire you to plan your next outdoors adventure! Source