Jan Mayen, the Rarely-Visited, Most Northern Volcanic Island on Earth

The following post was written by 2014 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Michele Huppert during her expedition to the Arctic. The Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program is a professional development opportunity made possible by a partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Education. Expedition Location: Arctic Svalbard, Norway, Greenland, and Iceland Earth still has some amazing places where a very small number human beings leave their footprints. Jan … Continue reading Jan Mayen, the Rarely-Visited, Most Northern Volcanic Island on Earth

The Woods Are Lovely, Dark and Deep

ENVIRONMENT Should wilderness areas be reserved for quiet recreation like canoeing, rafting and hiking? Or should they also be open to cars, motorboats and Jet Skis? It is a debate that has long torn at the Adirondacks, and it revolves around an invisible entity: noise. (New York Times) Use our resources to better understand protected wilderness areas, and scroll down to vote on how you’d … Continue reading The Woods Are Lovely, Dark and Deep