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Woods Hole Researchers Studying Hydrothermal Vents On The Floor Of Yellowstone Lake

Yellowstone Lake, on its surface, is an immense body of deep, cold water that could be fatal in a matter of minutes to anyone who fell into it. But deep down, on the lakebed, hundreds of hydrothermal vents are furnace-like, generating water temperatures of more than 300 degrees in some parts of the lake. Beyond the astonishing temperatures, though, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution hope their studies help them answer how "environmental processes and climate affect continental hydrothermal systems."

US Fish And Wildlife Service To Reconsider Wolverine For ESA Protections

Six months after a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service erred in its decision to deny Endangered Species Act protections for wolverines, the agency is reconsidering the matter and revisiting a past proposal to give the small predator a "threatened" designation under the act.

Trails I've Hiked: The Howard Eaton Trail To Lone Star Geyser In Yellowstone National Park

There are two ways to get to Lone Star Geyser from Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park: Drive down to the parking area for Kepler Cascades and walk 2.4 miles down the paved trail, or take your time and enjoy the scenery while hiking down the Howard Eaton Trail from the inn.

Merger Of Yellowstone Park Foundation And Yellowstone Association Gives Rise To Yellowstone Forever

Months of talks and work between the Yellowstone Park Foundation and the Yellowstone Association have given rise to Yellowstone Forever, a new nonprofit entity that the organization believes "will become a national model for public-private partnerships to protect and support the park, and connect the next generation with Yellowstone."

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