NPR: Is Yellowstone Being Loved To Death?

NPR: Is Yellowstone Being Loved To Death?

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NPR: Is Yellowstone Being Loved To Death?

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Norris Geyser Basin | Photo Credit: NPR

Norris Geyser Basin | Photo Credit: NPR | Cover Photo: Rich Glamann

With over 4 million visitors per year, Yellowstone National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the country.

Unfortunately, that constant stream of people includes a small and unaware populace that are disturbing the natural balance. Whether they’re getting gored taking selfies, melting in hot springs, or stamping through ecologically sensitive terrain, people are beginning to ask the question: Is Yellowstone getting ‘Loved to Death?’

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In this episode from NPR’s Fresh Air, Terry Gross explores the Yellowstone phenomenon and whether or not Yellowstone is getting too much attention these days.

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