Teton officials mull backcountry ski closures, Yosemite closes biggest campground until 2025, and the men's half-marathon record falls
Congress approves Sams as NPS director, Canadian cops raid indigenous protest, and Steamboat locals pray for snow
The grandeur of the Great Salt Lake stopped Brigham Young in his tracks and inspired John Muir to jump in for a swim. Yet now it’s in danger of disappearing, sucked dry by agriculture, climate change, and suburban lawns. Many Utahns would just as soon pave it, but as Bill Gifford learned during a yearlong exploration, there’s beauty and natural splendor here that deserves to live on.
A group of biologists are trying to protect a threatened herd in the iconic Wyoming range, but their plan includes closing recreational areas that many aren‘t happy about losing
From eco-friendly ski wax to an organic cotton duvet, these creative gift ideas give back to both your loved ones and the planet
A recent ruling on an Endangered Species Act case may set a precedent for incorporating climate models into species protection
Three days before Indigenous People’s Day, President Biden reversed the largest attack on public lands in recent history
Our favorite wildlife competition crowned an aging winner this year, and reminded us that for the chubby bears we love, the stakes will always be high
An abstract view of some of the world’s most beautiful land- and waterscapes
The British Columbia Supreme Court mandated that law enforcement leave the front lines, in part due to its failure to uphold civil liberties
Scientists, planners, and even the Army Corps of Engineers are turning to natural solutions like coral reefs and sand dunes to protect coastal communities against intensifying storm surges and flooding
What drives Steve Tatko? The fear of losing the forest he grew up in.
Máxima Acuña fights to protect her land as she stands up to the largest gold producer in the world: U.S.-based Newmont Mining Corporation
A federal judge ruled that a Trump policy, dubbed “the Dirty Water Rule,” was unscientific and violated the rights of Indigenous tribes
There’s a right and a wrong way to live in the desert, says Outside’s ethics guru
Many Canadians think old-growth forests are protected from logging. Turns out, Indigenous people and a scrappy band of activists called the Rainforest Flying Squad are all that stands between Vancouver Island’s last old growth and logging companies.
The National Park Service hasn’t had a director in four years. The Biden administration is trying to fix that but faces a host of major challenges.
If it seems like you’ve been hearing about lakes and beaches closing down more often, you’re right. Various types of toxic algae are multiplying like crazy in bodies of water across the country, and stopping them won’t be easy.
The multi-use Lost Sierra Route will link underserved mountain communities, providing recreational adventures and economic sustainability
Democrats in Congress are pushing for a federal jobs program that would tackle climate, land use, infrastructure, and more. Here’s why it’s so urgent.
The River Democracy Act will establish Oregon as the country’s undisputed leader in permanent river protection.
Bringing a reusable water bottle or coffee mug is just the start
But there’s still hope if we start managing water differently and addressing climate change, both of which are making dry spells more extreme
You might think that British Columbia’s oldest forests are protected from commercial interests. You’re wrong.
Mabon wants to take responsibility for humankind’s gluttony for plastic products
Here’s how President Biden plans to address climate change, pollution, and public lands in the greatest detail we’ve seen so far
We need more access to public lands. Reclaiming damaged landscapes like old mines and former nuclear sites can be a powerful part of the answer.