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Why forests in the Andes are crucial to fighting climate change
Andean forests sequester a significant amount of carbon from the atmosphere.
Flying over mountains isn’t as scary (or hard) as you might think
A pilot details her return to the high-country skies.
Nine traits that’ll keep you calm in a life-threatening situation
Mental toughness is the first line of defense when you’re faced with death.
The best climbing gear for beginners
Safety equipment is key, even as you gain speed and skill as a climber.
The increase in Everest deaths may have nothing to do with crowds or waiting
More people are climbing the mythical peak than ever before.
Canaries in the coal emissions: why climate change makes birds change their tune
Birdsongs may hold invaluable climate clues.
As mountains grow, they drive the evolution of new species
A long-standing hypothesis gets hard data
The Small, Furry Pika Is Losing Its Habitat To Climate Change
Warming temperatures are making the animals’ mountain homes inhospitable
Hannibal’s Famous Alps Crossing Revealed By Ancient Animal Poop
The story is in the poop
Climate Changes Can Wear Down Mountains Faster Than They Are Built
I get knocked down, and can't get up again