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Op-Ed: Access to the Outdoors Is a Basic Human Right

Op-Ed: Access to the Outdoors Is a Basic Human Right

New Mexico wants to create a first-of-its-kind Outdoor Equity Fund for underserved youth. Other states that care about preserving the natural world and raising a new generation of activists should take note.

A Polar Explorer Fact-Checks ‘Arctic’

A Polar Explorer Fact-Checks ‘Arctic’

Eric Larsen has more experience in the Arctic than just about anyone. He watched the new Mads Mikkelsen survival film and shared what he thought it got right and what missed the mark.

My Crazy Kurdistan Road Trip

My Crazy Kurdistan Road Trip

The Kurdish region of Iraq is home to spectacular peaks, wild rivers, and fiercely hospitable people, and it could be the Middle East’s next big adventure tourism destination. But there’s one small catch: it’s still dangerous as hell.