Last December, when the Trump administration announced its decision to shrink Bears Ears National Monument, a crack team of Native American attorneys armed themselves with a lawsuit that ensured tribal voices will lead the legal battle to overturn it. Abe Streep reports on a historic case that will reverberate for generations.

Did Donald Trump "steal" public land when he shrunk two Utah national monuments on Monday? Depends on who you ask.

The outdoor industry has been a fierce advocate for the now-decimated national monument—but it may have been too little, too late

New documents suggest that President Trump's Monday announcement will involve downsizing the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments by nearly a million acres each

Politicians seem to think so—but it won't help unless it's accompanied by more fire

Wildfires have burned more than a million acres in the northern Rockies—and it could get even worse

How does a town go from logging and livestock to bits and bytes? Tiny Prineville, Oregon, is finding out as huge data centers from Apple and Facebook transform the timber town into a recreational hub of mountain bikers and craft brewers.

The iconic brand has long been the conscience of the outdoor industry, forsaking hefty profits to do the right thing. Now the company is going to war against the Trump administration over protections for public land in a bid to become a serious political player—which happens to be very good for sales.

Paul Hawken presents a bold plan to beat back climate change based on solutions already within our grasp. Do any of them stand a chance?

A massive outcry killed a bill that would have sold off millions of acres of public lands—but don't expect that to be the last fight between the Republican Congress and the outdoor industry over their fate

A new documentary tells the other side of the growing labor dispute at the top of the world

After two years of unimaginable tragedy, everyone from outfitters and Sherpas to would-be climbers and the Nepalese government is questioning the future of commercial mountaineering. And then there’s Morton, a veteran guide who spent the past year asking: What happens when you try to leave the world’s most lucrative mountain forever?

They may not bring rain, but they could help us better use the water we have

The rules: Pilot a boat 750 miles from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska—no motors allowed. The prize: $10,000 nailed to a piece of wood. The result: Seven capsizings, four lifesaving Big Macs, one dramatic coast guard rescue, and a cast of oddball adventurers who reclaimed the salty heart of ocean racing.

Spring in South America means snow, whitewater, and adventure everywhere you look

These innovators-in-chief changed the way we play

The best stories aren't just on paper anymore. Our (totally subjective) ranking assembles the millenium's 33 best new classics.

Having been primed to lead Greenpeace into the 21st century, the six-year executive director has suddenly opted to resign.

Human-rights superhero Kumi Naidoo has a tough assignment: lead the organization into 21st-century relevance. But after a year that saw activists lionized (imprisoned in Putin's jails) and then vilified (unfurling a banner on Peru's ancient Nazca lines), can he save the day?

Former reality-show skipper Chris Fischer has revolutionized shark science—with a daring system for catching the beasts alive and a radical new research-funding model. During an expedition off the coast of Chile that was interrupted by an undersea earthquake, our man wonders if this guy is the next Cousteau or a corporate-sponsored hype machine.

The filmmaker behind 'The Cove' is bringing his groundbreaking approach to...plankton?

The abrupt move stunned the outdoor industry and infuriated climbers, but it wasn't necessarily a bad choice.

The award-winning journalist's new documentary breaks the mold. The result? A poignant look at quitting war, conflict addiction, and what it means to be a man.

This Friday, Netflix releases Virunga, a documentary thriller about the fight to save the mountain gorillas of Congo’s Virunga National Park. We talked with warden Emmanuel de Merode on what it feels like to be shot while defending the most dangerous wilderness on earth.

It's still possible to be what you wanted to be when you were a kid.

Five business icons share how they flipped the switch on their careers—and how you can follow in their footsteps.

An eight-step plan for rebooting your career and finding a job that you love.

They've put in the time up in the air, and some of them tell others how to see the world for a living. We asked them: What's the one piece of travel advice everyone should know?

Crying babies, endless delays, and that one aggressive seat-kicker are almost inevitable travel companions. Doesn't mean you can't have a nice journey: savvy packing will keep you collected and calm. We can't promise the same for the new parents across the aisle.

We polled an all-star team of experts and adventurers to put together our new rules of travel—all the airfare tips and digital tricks that make getting out there easier than ever.

Yosemite Valley, the birthplace of rebel climber culture is supposed to be all cleaned up and mellowed out. But as a new film shows, the outlaw spirit is alive and well.

Two new books attempt to explain mankind’s strange attraction to the deep blue sea.

We caught up with Wallace J. Nichols to learn about his new book, which explores all the surprising ways water contributes to our happiness—and our success.

These credit cards were made for those of us with a serious case of wanderlust. With the right piece of plastic, those everyday charges could land you major air travel bonuses.

Activists have brought down five proposed dam projects on two Patagonian rivers. What does this mean for one of the world's wildest and most iconic regions?

The amazing, true-life adventures of Matthew Power

Is the Pebble Mine dead? Not quite.

Epic adventure narrative about the 1897 Yukon Gold Rush airs this week

Like many fools, Abe Streep spends a lot of time and too much money trying to feel the pull of fish. But he recently learned that you can have just as much fun on the water without hooks.

Billy Parish's quest to make renewable energy the way of the future

Last year, Hurricane Sandy put the kibosh on Gotham's biggest road race. This year the runners are back, and more jubilant than ever.

This titanium-body chronograph is the smallest, sharpest-looking personal beacon we’ve seen.

The big surprise about the return of great whites to the birthplace of Jaws? No one’s freaking out.

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