The brand commissioned a study to find out how many synthetic microfibers—the tiny bits of plastic that marine scientists say could be jeopardizing our oceans—are shed from its jackets in the wash. The results aren't pretty.
The Chokecherry/Sierra Madre wind farm promises to spin up enough electrons to power a million homes, but the project is also a poster child for the fears and anxieties renewable energy can bring to rural America— and to anglers.
The battle over a major mining project in Wisconsin's Penokee Hills used to be based on environmental impacts, recreation access, and jobs. Now it's about heavily-armed militia groups brought in to protect mine workers from "eco-terrorist types."
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife agency is making its long-awaited move to lift federal protections for the gray wolf while focusing more resources on Mexican wolf recovery. But the fate of the species remains unclear.
A final directive caps years of debate over whether climbing anchors should be allowed inside National Park wilderness. But questions still remain around just how the policy will be enacted—and what impacts it will have on climbing and the environment.