Appalachian State University is hosting an appearance Friday by Alison Criscitiello, a National Geographic explorer who is a trained mountaineer and a glacier scientist. Her work includes climbing Mount Logan, the highest peak in Canada, to retrieve samples of ice that are thousands of years old.
Beatriz Flamini was 48 when she entered the Granada cave in November 2021, and 50 when she emerged on Friday. Her experiment aims to shed light on the physical and mental effects of isolation.
The Full Circle Everest team will be scaling Everest next year in an attempt to make history. But it's not just about the climb. They also want to inspire Black people to explore the outdoors.
NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with journalist Dahr Jamail about his new book, "The End of Ice," on climate change and its consequences to nature and humans.
Good weather has helped hundreds of people summit Mount Everest since May 11. But since Friday, at least three people died in three days, dashing hopes for a safe season after two years of tragedy.