Hunting Monsters in the Night
CrossFitter Mel Soria puts his functional fitness training to the test in the backwoods of Georgia, chasing down prey that's as delicious as it is dangerous
The Urban Conservationist
There is nature in our backyards and our parks; even the green strips running down big avenues like Broadway in New York City contain natural value. By recognizing that we can connect people to nature—and nature to people.
Shamu Show Smackdown
Did a judge in Florida just put an end to SeaWorld's famous killer whale shows? A ruling issued yesterday may change the way marine amusement parks work forever.
EPA on Bristol Bay: Mining Probably Bad for Salmon
The Environmental Protection Agency just released its long-awaited study of the potential effects of the proposed—and highly controversial—Pebble Mine on Alaska's watershed and famed salmon, but the conclusions, tepid as they are, probably won't please either side
Tweets From the Trail: Technology Can Enhance Your Wilderness Experiences
We all hate that guy—the one who shatters your outdoor serenity by watching iPad movies on the beach and texting from a chairlift. Well, Montana-based novelist and technophile WALTER KIRN is that guy, and he says you’re missing out.
Shoot or Spray? The Best Way to Stop a Charging Bear
While many gun proponents remain adamant that firearms offer better protection against a charging bear than pepper spray, a growing body of scientific research suggests otherwise
How to Handle a Grizzly Bear Encounter
If you're heading into bear country this summer, heed these important tips from Kerry Gunther, bear management program leader for Yellowstone National Park
How to Survive an Animal Bite
Ever been out traveling or an a wild adventure when you felt, all of a sudden, like you were no longer at the top of the food chain? Here, experts explain how to avoid becoming lunch.
Chasing Water Screening
Watch Peter McBride’s award winning 18-minute film about his three-year journey to paddle, walk, and fly the entire length of the Colorado River. Showing tonight at 8 EST.
Some say they're cute. I say they're evil.
They've come to suck your blood—and that's not the worst of it
They may be worth protecting, but they can still creep you out
They lurk, they bite, they haunt your picnics forever
There's nothing like the universe to make you feel puny and afraid