Idaho is the first Western state to take some action on dangerous cyanide traps, but it's not enough
Unplugging Lake Powell is a beautiful dream, but it would hurt the river more than it would help
From Nevada to Minnesota, hollowed-out mining towns are seeing economic revitalization on trails and tracks that attract mountain bikers from far and wide
Let’s reduce health care costs by getting outdoors, eating better, and pushing for progressive legislation
We've summited the highest mountains and plumbed the deepest points of the oceans, but underwater cave diving promises a new age of exploration
With the help of Kris Tompkins, Chile is setting aside more parklands than the U.S. has in a long time. The Trump administration should pay attention.
A new bill would open up wilderness areas to bikes—but the arguments in favor of it don't hold water
In the wake of the widely publicized near-failure of the country’s tallest earthen dam last month, locals in Oroville, California, are wondering how to leverage the disaster as a tourist attraction
Love playing on our public lands? It's time to help pay for them.
Over the past six years, there have been 20 shark attacks around Reunion Island. The deaths have inspired some surfers—most famously and recently Kelly Slater—to advocate for a cull. Susan Casey argues why that's a terrible, immoral, and totally ineffective way to deal with the problem.