Sustainability 101 says only buy what you need. But when it comes to electric cars, that rule doesn’t always apply.
The author of ‘How to Prepare for Climate Change’ shares his takeaways from summer 2023
The attack occurred during an organized bear hunt in northern Sweden
Over eight million acres of public lands are gridlocked by private property. When a group of hunters jumped from one plot of federal land to another, they ignited a debate around just how much a landowner can control.
Hawaii’s climate and ecology have changed in the last few decades, bringing fire to a landscape that hasn’t evolved to withstand it
Why even bag it if you’re not going to carry it out?
It’s not all doom and gloom. There’s good news about climate, too.
Officials in Savoie recently warned hikers to stop harvesting protected species of flowering plants from the hillsides
Heat-related deaths are on the rise across the Southwest, with multiple tragedies occurring in U.S. national parks
The Sourdough and Blue Lake Fires shut down the only road through the park, and crews are working to protect populated areas from the blazes
As extreme temperatures blaze across the nation, parks are taking extra measures to keep visitors safe
The ruling says the state has an obligation to provide residents with “a clean and healthful environment”
There’s been a series of encounters in recent weeks. Research suggests that killing bruins isn’t the best way to prevent attacks.
With an abundant coastline, green initiatives guiding change on both peninsulas, and trail-filled forests that cover more than half the state, Michigan is made for eco-minded travelers
The Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon monument will protect thousands of square miles from uranium mining
What do winners of the Defender Service Awards have in common? They make the world a better place, and now Land Rover is helping them do it.
Fifty years from now, we might be walking the Grand Canyon’s valley floor instead of running rapids down a healthy river
The nonprofit leader learned that the best way to handle an environmental crisis is to trust that your community will move forward together
New legislation is being supported by a major REI initiative
Nature is the ultimate source of wonder. But what is awe, really, and why is it good for us?
We’ve all taken in the power of a big slide on social media. But there’s no substitute for the real thing.
We talked to three experts to unpack the invisible havoc unleashed by our mindless idling epidemic
On an expedition to the arctic, the adventure photographer got a lesson from an orca on what happens when we really tune into nature
From growing plants from seeds, to repurposing food scraps, to turning trash into all-natural cleaners and beauty products, TikTok phenom Creative_explained will inspire you to waste less and save money
The renowned environmentalist knows that an effective revolution requires a movement, which is why he’s recruiting even the most unlikely activists
California’s Western Joshua Tree Conservation Act is the state’s first law aimed at protecting a species threatened by climate change
Want a hiking boot to adventure with you for years to come? Meet the Danner Mountain 600 Leaf GTX.
El Niño is officially here. That’s bad news for fragile marine ecosystems
Investigators say Edward Frederick Wackerman intentionally started the 2022 Oak Fire. The blaze burned more than 100 homes just outside the national park.
Winners of the Defender Service Awards save bears, train service dogs, feed people in need, and more. Meet last year’s honorees—and learn how to enter the 2023 contest now!
A Montana trucker accidentally ran over the cub on a desolate stretch of road. Then, the mother bear showed up.
As America continues to grapple with political uncertainty and an uneasy relationship with the planet, the author and environmentalist makes the case for an expansive and inclusive grassroots movement
Venture into a pristine world where wildlife roams by day and the cosmos comes completely alive by night
In 2016, a wildfire jumped the Athabasca River and headed straight for Fort McMurray, an Alberta oil town 600 miles south of the Arctic Circle. In this excerpt from ‘Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World,’ John Vaillant chronicles the moment the blaze enters town, forcing nearly 90,000 people to flee in what remains the largest, most rapid single-day evacuation in the history of modern fire.
The sad situation is a reminder to visitors to avoid handling wild animals
Phoenix recorded its earliest 100-degree day in 80 years
A crazy-sounding idea—build a tube from the Pacific to bring water to Utah’s Great Salt Lake—raises a larger question: Are we willing to do absolutely anything to fight climate change?
Two humongous male grizzly bears square off in one of the craziest, most mesmerizing battles caught on video
The $450 Lomi Home Composter doesn’t actually create compost. But the product is still awesome—if you can afford it.
Clean water is just the latest front in the GOP's judicial war on your rights
Some unlikely new heroes are fighting climate change: American sheep and the people who care for them
Sixty-seven percent of all new vehicles will need to be electric by 2032
In his daily conversations, diet, business practices, and play time, Jones is always working for the planet
In Fiji and 99 other countries, the same Sawyer water filtration technology used by outdoor adventurers is helping to solve the global water crisis
As a sponsor of the 2022 Defender Service Awards, Outside is helping to support the critical work of this nonprofit, which also gets to take home a brand-new Land Rover Defender 130
Ross Reid, under the name Nerdy About Nature, has been steadily gaining traction for his fast-paced, good-natured ecology lessons
By swapping out bagged potatoes for loose ones, and eggs in cardboard cartons instead of styrofoam, you’ll lighten your environmental footprint
Volunteers in Montana recently dug a migration corridor through chest-high snowdrifts. They hope the passage prevents bison from being struck by motorists.
5 simple ways to curb your food waste and save money
The bloodsuckers are waking up—and biting—earlier each year
How to handle plastic bags, batteries, milk cartons, metals, and...bowling balls
A man says he required lifesaving when he accidentally ignited a 2018 wildfire. An Arizona court determined that his negligence made him culpable.
Lake Elsinore has already closed access to one of the most popular areas for checking out the wildflowers
Luckily for the bear, a wildlife official arrived and rescued it from the chilly predicament
Producing 286 million metric tons of carbon pollution, the ConocoPhillips Willow project will double the emissions the administration hopes to save through renewable energy progress elsewhere
Los Padres National Forest received 100 percent of its annual rainfall over the past 30 days. Now, roads, campgrounds, and trails are shuttered due to flooding and erosion.