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The Twitter famous saurologist and cofounder of Black AF in STEM is helping to build a more inclusive scientific community—and spotting some very sneaky lizards along the way

The actor’s nature show, now streaming on Disney+, offers a welcome update to a familiar format

Jordan Salama’s new book is an impressive debut by an up-and-coming travel writer

The new Netflix documentary chronicles Nirmal Purja’s journey to summit the planet’s 8,000-meter peaks in less than seven months

Some of our favorite recent releases explore the life of Jacques Cousteau, a nonbinary climber’s journey to embrace their identity, and the search for the world’s loneliest whale

These five documentaries from the famed mountain film festival feature everything from daring ski descents to an adorable Alaskan husky

In ‘The Rescue,’ Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin capture the astonishing effort to find the boys’ soccer team that spent more than two weeks trapped in a cave

Our culture columnist recommends six of the most interesting newsletters out there—from thru-hiking dispatches to Neko Case’s reflections on nature

Alexandra Kleeman’s new novel imagines a disaster-plagued California where everybody’s drinking man-made water

Our favorite wildlife competition crowned an aging winner this year, and reminded us that for the chubby bears we love, the stakes will always be high

When the real world seems increasingly apocalyptic, what’s the point of reading novels about the horrors of climate change? Outside’s culture columnist investigates her own fascination with cli-fi.

After taking a cue from ‘My Morning Routine,’ an Outside contributor discovered an extra hour in her day

The singer-songwriter’s latest album shows that getting away from it all isn’t easy—especially when you’re a pop superstar

‘Breathing Fire,’ a new book by Jaime Lowe, delves into the personal stories behind California’s inmate firefighter program

This year, three new adventure sports will make their debut in Tokyo. Prepare yourself for the action with these books, documentaries, and more.

In a new short-story collection by Claire Boyles, we meet characters struggling with family, health troubles, and environmental issues in the West

This season’s best new podcasts include a thoughtful true-crime show set in Malibu and a history of climbing hosted by Alex Honnold

In ‘Camping Grounds,’ Phoebe S.K. Young reminds us that sleeping outdoors is far more than just a recreational hobby

If you can’t make the in-person showings in Colorado, you can stream these new adventure films from your living room

How the team behind David Attenborough’s new Netflix series captured a fight sequence between two poison dart frogs

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