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The massive global demonstrations planned for its 50th anniversary were canceled. Luckily, there's still plenty that environmentalists can do from home.

In his new photo book "Errors of Possession," adventure photographer Garrett Grove documents the region's shifting industries and culture

This year's most at-risk rivers, the Lower Missouri and Upper Mississippi, provide water for millions of people in the Midwest

Lessons from Wendell Berry, Wallace Stegner, and my neighborhood trees

Is it tone-deaf to talk about climate right now? Or is this an opportunity to tackle major global problems in tandem?

We were already worried enough about the climate. So with COVID-19, how do we cope with a brand-new feeling of helplessness?

From retail giants like REI to the mom and pop stores in your hometowns, what happens when these businesses shut down?

As more states hold—or decide to postpone—presidential primaries, a new poll of Mountain West voters shows that a clear majority support climate action, clean air and water, and public lands protection

'Billionaire Wilderness,' by Wyoming native and Yale sociologist Justin Farrell, asks hard questions about how money changes American land by investigating one of the West's most beloved outdoor playgrounds: Jackson Hole

In 'Paha Sapa,' Lakota skier Connor Ryan explores his ancestral South Dakota homeland

Sustainable finance has finally hit the big time. Is it time to risk your wallet to save the planet?

First Bears Ears, now Slickrock. Why should we trade high-value recreation for low-value extraction in Utah's mountain-bike mecca?

Annual shred flicks used to be the only place to see the best lines and hucks of the previous year. Then Instagram and YouTube arrived. Does social media spell the end for the beloved genre?

Despite pending lawsuits, the administration is forging ahead

Now that scientists are seeing the effects of global warming on everyday weather, all our adventure plans are being impacted

Australia's bushfires have scorched 27 million acres, more than 10 times the area burned in California's catastrophic 2018 wildfire season. The way that Australia is dealing with devastation, and how quickly that devastation came, feels like a spooky portent for what’s coming next.

As former columnist Heather Hansman passes the torch to Erin Berger, the two share their strongest takes on outdoor media and culture

As we begin a critical new decade for the environment, we need to look toward the light

A documentary about elephant poaching in Kenya follows three men—a poacher, an ivory trader, and a wildlife ranger—ensnared in the deadly industry

Why companies as diverse as Patagonia and General Mills are suddenly focused on getting dirty

The comedian's takedown of ski-industry tropes has become a runaway hit

Why the new crop of state recreation offices are about more than just outdoor sports

All I want for Christmas is … carbon offsets?

The Bureau of Land Management has rented new headquarters in Grand Junction, Colorado, and given D.C. employees 30 days to decide whether to move. Why is the agency fleeing the capital for new digs?

Whether you're looking for a sunny California odyssey or musings on the future of winter, we have a good book for you to curl up with in front of the fire

How do we deal with the prospect of losing the places we love?

What happens if nature, humanity—or both—disappear or run amok? These latest releases examine such (hopefully wrong) possibilities.

Cody Townsend thought his project, the Fifty, would be a mission to descend the 50 best lines in North America. But then climate change started to melt the snow right out from under his skis.

New movies and documentaries dig into mental health, dogsled racing, and why you should reconsider that lighthouse-keeping gig

Plants as criminal evidence and penguin sex lead the way in the latest batch of good reading material

Outdoor athletes have plenty of influence on Instagram. Protect Our Winters wants to wield it in the halls of Congress.

In a new documentary, The Salad Days, river runner and advocate Herm Hoops takes to the water one last time

In her new book, ‘On Fire,’ Naomi Klein sparks a blaze for the next generation

Summer jams can't last forever. The Highwomen lead the way on our mix for fall road trips and campouts.

As delegates for the UN's Climate Action Summit convene in New York, the real leaders are the young people pushing for climate justice in the streets

Even as the green movement works toward building an inclusive outdoor community, anti-immigration groups are using environmental rhetoric to keep people out.

Actor Kevin Nealon, star and host of the YouTube show Hiking with Kevin, talks about taking celebrities into nature

Two new books show the scary and whimsical sides of our constant outdoor companions

Four authors on paying attention, savoring silence, getting off the grid, and living peaceably with technology

A performance in Grand Junction, Colorado, pays homage to the confluence of the Gunnison and Colorado Rivers—and calls for action to protect the threatened waterway

Fifteen classics of the genre that share campfire tales, athlete interviews, and the occasional Bigfoot search

Two new releases go (ahem) deep on watery obsessions and how they foster closer relationships with fragile environments

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