Elizabeth Hightower Allen (@ehightowerallen) is Outside's features editor. Over the years she has written the magazine's Code Green environmental column and its book reviews. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with her husband, daughter, and dog.
Over the past five years, nine new national monuments have joined the ranks of America’s protected lands. But Michael Brune, the man in charge of the Sierra Club would like to see more. Elizabeth...
Redefine roughing it when you fish at Panama's Islas Secas.
Dan Kammen, founding director of the University of California at Berkeley's Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, on climate change and energy policy
Happily lost on a Croatian island haunted by vampires.
When film director Josh Fox got letters from energy companies offering him almost $100,000 to drill for natural gas on his land, he became a natural-gas detective.
It's hard enough being a teenager today. Just try it if you're half ape. That's the deal in Laurence Gonzales's coming-of-age-except-I'm-also-part-bonobo biotech thriller, Lucy (Knopf, $25, July)....