Scott Rosenfield

Author's Bio

Scott Rosenfield (@ScottRosenfield) is a Level 2 USA Cycling Coach and Outside's Online Editor.

There Are No Otters Here

The no-otter zone is more than an arbitrary line drawn across the sea, it’s a window into one of nature’s most fascinating creatures and the failings of U.S. environmental law.

Study: Organic Food No More Nutritious

Organic foods are no more nutritious than their non-organic counterparts, according to a new study. Researchers at Stanford University reviewed the nutrient content in both organic and non-organic... Read More

U.S. Green-Lights Arctic Drilling

The Department of the Interior is allowing Shell to begin preparatory work on its first well in the Arctic Ocean. The energy company will be allowed to put in place equipment designed to shut down... Read More

Weekend Reading: Life Post-Lance

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form magazine and newspaper articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on arctic endeavors,...

Missing Tourist Finds Herself

A woman reported missing from a tour to the Eldgjá volcanic canyon in southern Iceland ended up joining the search party formed to find her. The mix-up occurred when the woman left the tour... Read More

Weekend Reading: Summer of Cycling

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form magazine and newspaper articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on American athletes,...

The Unsolved Murder of Sunny

The shotgun blast that struck Sunny on the night of July 29 did not kill her—at least not immediately.

Rancher Feeds Candy to Cows

With the price of corn rising, some ranchers have turned to an unconventional feed for their cattle: candy—the chocolatey kind. Joseph Watson mixes second-hand candy with an ethanol... Read More