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GULF OIL SPILL UNDERSCORES SIGNIFICANCE OF PROTECTING NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS LIKE GLACIER In 100 years as a National Park, Glacier has also been named a World Heritage Site and an International Peace Park WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, official charity of America's national parks, today honors the 100th birthday of one of our nation's most treasured places.
Glacier National Park could lose its namesake ice formations by the end of the decade, an ecologist with the USGS told reporters on Wednesday.
VIENNA, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a leader in commissioning new work and preserving cultural heritage through the performing arts, is proud to announce the world premiere of the sixth installment of its innovative Face of America series.
Swiss glaciers have lost a lot of ice in recent years due to increased melting. As temperatures climb, so do the fears that the glaciers could one day disappear altogether.
A new Montana State University study says that weather, especially in late winter and early spring, is getting warmer in northwestern North America.
By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global warming puts 12 of the most famous U.S. national parks at risk, environmentalists said on Tuesday, conjuring up visions of Glacier National Park without glaciers and Yellowstone Park without grizzly bears.
Global warming puts 12 of the most famous U.S. national parks at risk, environmentalists said on Tuesday, conjuring up visions of Glacier National Park without glaciers and Yellowstone Park without grizzly bears.
A federal grizzly bear expert contends wildlife managers desperately need more resources to monitor the threatened bears in northwestern Montana, where he says the 11 known illegal grizzly killings last year were the highest in recent memory.
Glacier National Park is located in the American state of Montana, south of the Canadian borders of British Columbia and Alberta. The park contains one million acres of varying landscape with a wide range of plant and animal life. It holds two mountain ranges, over 130 discovered and named lakes, and 16,000 square miles of protected unspoiled ecosystem known as the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. The history of human presence in the Glacier National Park area is thought to begin about...