Four scientists and their quest to understand the effects of a melting glacier in an interrelated ecosystem.
Last year alone, tens of thousands of people worldwide received access to safe drinking water.
It’s all about keeping the canister “warm.”
What do these definitions actually mean when it comes to choosing a tent?
Seeing the aurora has a few prerequisites, including location and a willingness to stay up late.
Supported by a grant from the Humanitarian Innovation Fund, the prototype is now ready for testing.
The only real way to verify that your water is safe to drink is to treat it. And the effort it takes to treat water is minor compared to the complications of illness.
Demystifying the nasty bug that’s responsible for beaver fever.
Brown, silty streams, tea-colored rivulets, even clear, ice-cold lakes—any backcountry water source can serve up a cocktail of contaminants. But not everything that’s present in an undeveloped water source is necessarily harmful, and only some things pose an immediate threat to your health. In fact, it’s impractical and unnecessary to remove everything, all the time. So, in terms of backcountry water treatment, when is water considered safe to drink?