Today's Biggest Stories

Friday’s briefing

Nov 20, 2015
Outside
Outside Magazine
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone wants to kill 1,000 bison this year to keep overgrazing and transmittable disease at bay.    Harvey Barrison / Flickr

The stories we're watching today:

  • Yesterday, Colorado adopted a $20 billion water plan to accommodate population growth. The goal? To stop the Front Range cities from having to siphon more water from the Western Slopes. [Denver Post]
  • One man plans to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a heavy duty stand-up paddleboard, specially made to take on big waves. The 2,500-mile journey should last roughly 75 days. [Gear Junkie]
  • Yellowstone wants to kill 1,000 bison this year to keep overgrazing and transmittable disease at bay. The reduction's part of a 15-year compromise with ranchers, but this year's number marks the highest in eight years. If approved, the animals would go to nearby Native American tribes for slaughter. [Reuters]
  • Russian athletes won't be competing at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)'s 2016 indoor championships thanks to widespread state-sponsored doping announced earlier this month [Reuters]
  • You can now buy a bottle of the world's best whiskey for $30. Cheers to that. [Gear Patrol]

The most interesting things we published today:

And one more thing:

Not Now

Special Holiday Offer: Save 79% and Get a Free Gift!

Subscribe
Holiday Bow