The move may kill a controversial copper-nickel mining project located close to the protected wilderness

What’s happening in the coastal village of Xcalak is a lesson in community partnership

All over America’s ancient eastern mountains, there’s an organism that lives underground, tethered to tree roots, waiting to be hunted. It’s among the world’s rarest and most expensive foods, and it grows in a wide range of conditions. But there’s only one guy in the country who really knows how to find it. Rowan Jacobsen joins him in the search for the Appalachian truffle.

Today the Tongass is the last national forest in the United States where old-growth trees are clear-cut

The incident in December is the latest incident of vandalism to ancient Native artifacts

Climate expert Daniel Swain explains how a convergence of climate change, urban sprawl, and extreme weather fueled the costliest wildfire in state history

Yes, things are very bad, but there are some glimmers of hope for making meaningful progress

Heather Hansman shares the books and films that have helped her slow down and reflect amid the turmoil of 2021

BLM’s first confirmed director in five years talks about access, equity, and the future of public land in the West

Colorado researchers will study running and cannabis, spectator who caused Tour de France crash pays fine, and a mountaintop wedding for the ages

Producers and manufacturers, including outdoor gear brands, are feeling the pressure to step up to create and fund recycling programs

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

After COP26, a writer considers whether leaving the fate of the planet in the hands of world leaders is the right way forward

The climate crisis has affected every corner of the country, including many of the places we once fantasized about moving to for a better quality of life

Our guru weighs in on the ethics of defacing a man-made blight

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

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