Goats Scale Dam, World Demands to Know Why
The new Interior Secretary has an impressive résumé. Oil geologist, banker, president of REI. But today's Washington is a landscape without maps, and in this age of climate change and keystone, the major battles are taking place over at the EPA and State. Is greatness still possible at Interior?
In the past two months 7 wild orcas have been captured in the Sea of Okhotsk for the purposes of stocking aquariums and water parks. These are the first wild orca caught in more than a decade, making it clear that Russian fishermen are earnest about reviving the wild capture trade.
Langdon Cook's new book seeks to demystify the strange—and sometime dangerous—world of mushroom hunting
Geologist Orrin Pilkey predicted exactly what a storm like Hurricane Sandy would do to the mid-Atlantic coast and New York City. In the November issue of Outside, Pilkey takes David Gessner on a tour of destruction in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Gathered here are some of the pictures from their journey.
New Jersey’s post-Sandy strategy: massive resistance to rising seas
Geologist Orrin Pilkey predicted exactly what a storm like Sandy would do to the mid-Atlantic coast and New York City. On a tour of destruction after the deluge, he and David Gessner ponder a troubling question: Why are people rebuilding, as if all this isn't going to happen again?
The billions in federal Sandy relief will mainly be used to rebuild what was there before
Officials have released a detail analysis of the deadly fire that killed 19 elite hotshots. Although much has been previously reported, the document offers a few revelations. Here’s what you need to know.
Is another megaflood imminent in the Boulder, Colorado, area? One thing's for sure—they're gonna need a bigger sewer system.
The secret to aging well? Work hard, fish harder.
On the morning of June 30, all 20 members of Prescott, Arizona's Granite Mountain Hotshots headed into the mountains to protect the small town of Yarnell from an advancing blaze. Later that day, every man but one was dead. Through interviews with family, colleagues, and the lone survivor, a former hotshot pieces together their final hours—and the fatal choices
A few words on kick-starting a love of adventure
Dams removed from Western rivers get the lion share of attention, but nearly 100 dams have been removed from waterways in Northeast since 1991.