Rowan Jacobsen

Rowan Jacobsen

Rowan Jacobsen is an Outside contributing editor.

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New Orleans chef John Besh dishes up the ultimate seafood-gumbo recipe

Rowan Jacobsen
Feb 29, 2012

Despite Hillary Clinton's visit amid reports of political reforms, Burma's government is still waging war against its citizens. ROWAN JACOBSEN speaks with photojournalist Ryan Libre, who has documented the Kachin people for four years.

Rowan Jacobsen
Dec 19, 2011

Number One With a Bullet

What does India’s lush Kaziranga National Park have that the rest of the country’s decimated reserves do not? Plenty of tigers, for starters. (The world’s highest ­density.) Fleets of endangered one-horned rhinos. (More than two-thirds of the remaining population.) And, since last year, a take-no-prisoners antipoaching policy that allows rangers to shoot on sig

Rowan Jacobsen
Aug 30, 2011

We've got your all-access pass to summer: 21 DIY and outfitted adventures guaranteed to recharge for less than $500*. Just pick one—or five—and leave your lawnmower behind. *Transportation not included

Ryan Krogh, Benjamin Percy, Will Palmer, Rowan Jacobsen, Abe Streep, Kate Siber, Alicia Carr Troxell, and Whitney Spivey
May 2, 2011

The Spill Seekers

In the aftermath of the Big Leak, the author wrangles a skipper, a conservationist, and the real Forrest Gump to hoist canvas and sail into the mess that is the Gulf of Mexico. But here's the crazy part: While stewing in America's worst environmental disaster, he has a hulluva lot of fun.

Rowan Jacobsen
Nov 12, 2010

Beer is the Dom Perignon of the Amazon. The surest way to get everyone’s attention is to show up with an obscene amount. We had everyone’s attention.

Rowan Jacobsen
Sep 13, 2010