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A rare giant hellbender salamander found dead because some hiker’s rock-stacking collapsed on her.

I didn’t even know rock stacking was a thing until this year but there are many ways it disrupts the environment.

*Ever since it caught on as a form of white hipster “meditation” there are actually so many hikers who stack rocks now as a hobby that it collectively pollutes streams with sediment that the rocks would otherwise be filtering and reduces the populations of countless organisms that grow and nest among said rocks.

This is the first time I’ve heard of rock stacking but I assume it’s the same people doing this that buy peatmoss for their imported houseplant that they keep with a hemp bag as a pot