Environment

Laughing our way to a better environment

In forests across the planet, secretive hunters are searching for that rare and insanely expensive wild delicacy: the truffle.

The American Southwest hasn’t been this dry in 1,200 years. The region’s water supply—and entire energy infrastructure—is at stake.

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As year one of the Scarpa Athlete Mentorship Initiative comes to a close, we asked four mentees about their experience

A growing body of research suggests that it’s no longer sustainable to bury our waste in the wilderness

The City of Angels is bringing together tech, academia, government, nonprofits, and ordinary residents to make its greenery more equitable and mitigate the effects of both climate change and systemic racism

We asked one of the original Earth Day organizers for ideas on how to bring back urgency to the movement during a moment that’s more dire than ever

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Recipes and advice from the women behind one of Alaska's most conscious salmon purveyors

Photographer Brian Kaiser captures the joy of this niche winter sport

The Sunshine Protection Act wants to do away with changing the clocks. Naturally, we got to talking about how the shift might affect our outdoorsing.

Joey Santore is a tattooed ex-punk who is self-taught in the sciences. Which might explain why he’s getting so many people to care about plants.

As a landscape architect, Ryley Thiessen understands that finding balance is key

Cities like Jackson, Wyoming, and Natick, Massachusetts, have hired officials to protect the local environment

In an apparent attempt to sidestep high-density housing, Woodside, California, a wealthy neighborhood just outside Silicon Valley, claimed it was habitat for mountain lions. The backlash was swift.

The ‘wiwinu,’ or huckleberry, is a traditional food for the Indigenous Warm Springs tribe of north-central Oregon

Like other bodies of water throughout the western U.S., the San Joaquin has suffered from a decade of drought. It’s also been heavily dammed and is one of the most diverted rivers in California.

The ROI Act will give rural communities the money they need to develop outdoor recreation economies

A site with images that date back 8,000 years was spray-painted with racist slurs and symbols, among other graffiti

Mangroves, specifically their roots, play an important role in the ecosystem as a breeding and feeding ground for many commercial fish that thousands of people rely on as a food source

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