Long Beach, which sits between the two largest seaports in the country, has good air quality just 10% of the year. The stretch of Interstate 710 that runs through Long Beach has been dubbed “Asthma Alley.”
Jaguars in Sonora and Sinaloa come and go through a series of corridors, which keeps these core populations genetically diverse. If those corridors are destroyed, the northernmost jaguars in the Americas could die out.
Todd Gordon and Tucker Tech pioneered many of the routes in Joshua Tree National Park, as visitors surge to nearly 3 million a year. The two climbers trace the evolution of the sport through their 40-year friendship.