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  • The National Park Service recently released and buried a 90-page climate change study it tried to censor by cutting phrases relating to human-induced climate change, The Center for Investigative Reporting discovered. The research began in 2013 and wasn't published until this month. In summary, the study found that sea level is expected to rise in the years 2030, 2050, and 2100 for 118 park sites, and storms are predicted surge at 97 parks.
  • Brady Robinson, executive director of the Access Fund, is leaving after 11 years at the helm of the climbing advocacy organization to lead international fundraising efforts for Tompkins Conservation, coordinating with teams in the United States, Chile, and Argentina. “Leading the Access Fund has been my dream job and one of the great honors of my life," Robinson said. "I absolutely love the people I’ve gotten to work with, so this was a very difficult decision. But it is time to step aside and let new leadership emerge."
  • Remember the Removal: On June 1, 10 Cherokee Nation tribe members and eight others will set out from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to bike nearly 1,000 miles from New Echota, Georgia, to Tahlequah, Oklahoma. In its ninth year, the ride follows the route of the Cherokee's ancestors who walked the Trail of Tears during the federal government’s forced removal of Native Americans from the Southeastern United States in the 1830s.
  • DYNAFIT athlete Lars Erik Skjervheim set a new world record from May 19 to 20 after 24 hours of ski mountaineering. He covered about 68,697 feet on a course of about 0.56 miles by climbing 460 meters of vertical 44 times. At the same time, Malene Blikken Haukøy, 26, a member of the Norwegian National Ski Mountaineering Team, set a women's record for the first time.
  • Eddie Bauer and Pacific Sunwear, both owned by private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital, could merge, which could shrink store count from their combined 700 locations.
  • L.L.Bean sponsored the American Hiking Society's National Trails Fund grants, which were recently announced. The fund helps trail clubs and land managers pay to complete critical trail projects across the country. Read the full list of 2018 recipients here.

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