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The Great Public Lands E-Bike Rush of 2019

In a controversial move, the secretary of the interior recently decreed that motorized bikes should be allowed anywhere that standard bikes are permitted. How this will work is still being sorted out, but the world of pedal-assist riding is about to really open up.

Christopher Solomon
Sep 13, 2019

The Environment Is Being Weaponized for Hate

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

Heather Hansman
Sep 10, 2019

Please Do Not Feed Bears Donut Holes

In August, Randy Scott was slapped with a fine and a restraining order against bears for feeding the animal along the Alaska Highway. Jokes about his punishment went viral, but the reality of his actions is far more serious.

Eva Holland
Sep 9, 2019

The Redwood of the East

Nature guide Brad Einstein explores the wild history and uncertain future of the redwood of the East

Aug 13, 2019

An Ocean Plastics Field Trip for Corporate Executives

Recycling is broken. The oceans are trashed. As the plastics crisis spirals out of control, an unlikely collection of executives and environmentalists set sail for the North Atlantic Gyre in a desperate attempt to find common ground.

Rowan Jacobsen
Aug 8, 2019