Nature

The Head on My Shelf

For years, outdoorsman and hunter Steven Rinella dreamed of felling a Dall sheep, North America's most difficult game animal. After seeing his friends come home with horns of their own, he went all...

Get Me Out of Here: Moose Hunting

Katie Heaney won't ever climb Mount Everest, but she's ready to step outside and try some things—like looking for a moose

The World’s Most Incredible Wildlife Encounters

Not everyone needs to kill a rhino, drink to excess, and write The Green Hills of Africa like Ernest Hemingway in order to tap into his primal connection with charismatic megafauna. Here are 10 spots...

No Bull: Dissecting 'The One That Got Away'

When a YouTube video showing a "big-ass" shark snatching a tasty red drum off the end of a fishing pole went viral last week, Chris Dixon, who lives on the water in the area, wondered if he should be...

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...

Shamu Show Smackdown

A decision made by Administrative Law Judge Kenneth Welsch yesterday in an Orlando courtroom will fundamentally change SeaWorld's killer whale shows.

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...

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