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We asked one of the original Earth Day organizers for ideas on how to bring back urgency to the movement during a moment that’s more dire than ever

Cities like Jackson, Wyoming, and Natick, Massachusetts, have hired officials to protect the local environment

The precocious author’s debut release was the December-January pick for the Outside Book Club. We spoke with him about his journey along the Magdalena, Colombia’s longest waterway, and his attempt to understand the quickly changing country

Ski patrol has become an increasingly unsustainable career path. Now unions are popping up across the country to try and change that.

Yes, things are very bad, but there are some glimmers of hope for making meaningful progress

Heather Hansman shares the books and films that have helped her slow down and reflect amid the turmoil of 2021

Producers and manufacturers, including outdoor gear brands, are feeling the pressure to step up to create and fund recycling programs

In an excerpt from her new book ‘Powder Days,’ Outside contributing editor Heather Hansman looks at how the famous Colorado resort town is emblematic of a national trend, where corporate resorts and a skyrocketing housing costs are driving out all but the most affluent

The climate crisis has affected every corner of the country, including many of the places we once fantasized about moving to for a better quality of life

A group of biologists are trying to protect a threatened herd in the iconic Wyoming range, but their plan includes closing recreational areas that many aren‘t happy about losing

With far-flung travel off the table, I learned how to enjoy the meandering flexibility of a road trip

Good news: sustainability and joy go hand in hand

A recent ruling on an Endangered Species Act case may set a precedent for incorporating climate models into species protection

Scientists, planners, and even the Army Corps of Engineers are turning to natural solutions like coral reefs and sand dunes to protect coastal communities against intensifying storm surges and flooding

With mega wildfires and intensifying hurricanes becoming the new norm this time of year, the last hurrah of the season has become more apocalyptic than carefree

If it seems like you’ve been hearing about lakes and beaches closing down more often, you’re right. Various types of toxic algae are multiplying like crazy in bodies of water across the country, and stopping them won’t be easy.

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report made clear this week, we’re going to need to give up some of the things we love if we don’t want much more taken away

Democrats in Congress are pushing for a federal jobs program that would tackle climate, land use, infrastructure, and more. Here’s why it’s so urgent.

Reconciling the maps we made in the 18th century with modern reality is nearly impossible. But their lines, drawn long ago, are still legally binding.

Between sun, water, sand, and wind, river trips are hard on the skin. Here are six packable essentials to protect you from the elements.

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