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These fun and inspiring ideas will bring the world to the travelers on your list—and help out those working in the travel industry who've been hard hit by the pandemic

Understanding the interface between humankind and wildlife is essential to averting infectious-disease outbreaks. We can't afford to ignore it anymore.

What a locked-down Outside travel editor has been making to eat her way around the world during the pandemic

Dennis Sizemore has been thrown by a grizzly bear and traded gunfire with poachers, but that hasn't stopped him from doing conservation work around the globe

From Patagonia to South Africa to Yosemite, visit some of our favorite places on the planet in real time via these live webcams—and start dreaming of where you want to go when we can travel again

The economic catastrophe resulting from COVID-19 will have surprising and lasting impacts—good and bad—on endangered wildlife

There have been countless reports denouncing travel in the fight against climate change. This environmentalist thinks you should consider the bigger picture.

Because no one has time for missed connections and grueling layovers

Snag some major airfare discounts on your next trip

Some of our favorite nonfiction authors dropped new books that explore everything from climate disaster to unusual acts of endurance

In 2017, two Americans set off on a round-the-world bike trip. They believed people all over the world are inherently good at heart. They never made it home.

From remote wilderness resorts to a ski-in, ski-out hotel, these properties care as much about environmental practices as they do guest amenities

On October 6, Nabongo became the first documented black woman and first Ugandan to travel to every sovereign nation. Here’s what she learned along the way.

A new book showcases the globe-trotting work of a photographer whose life mission is to document masks from endangered cultures

Save This Rhino, a new documentary from acclaimed surf filmmaker Taylor Steele, chronicles the bloody struggle to save an iconic species from extinction

In 'The Outlaw Ocean,' Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Ian Urbina explores the sprawling systems of abuse and corruption that rule the high seas

In 2018, New Zealand–based photographer Mike Dawson and his two kayaking partners dodged crocodiles, land mines, and torrential rains to paddle wild rivers in a remote corner of Africa

Last winter, Moroccan officials found two hikers dead on the trail to the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains. The international investigation that followed revealed the fragility of the adventure travel economy, as well as what happens when a small tourist hub is suddenly made strange by violence.

In the fall of 2018, the 26-year-old American missionary traveled to a remote speck of sand and jungle in the Indian Ocean, attempting to convert one of the planet's last uncontacted tribes to Christianity. The islanders killed him, and Chau was pilloried around the world as a deluded Christian supremacist who deserved to die. Alex Perry pieces together the life and death of a young adventurer driven to extremes by unshakable faith.

The adventurer takes us through self-doubt, being a dad, and learning to stick with it

Some of the world's most unique places are disappearing fast, as a result of climate change. It might be time to rearrange your bucket list.

You can try to book your epic adventure by spending hours online. Or you can save time, money, and hassle by using a travel agent.

‘The Runner’ features Charles Nkazamyampi​​​​​​​'s return to his home in Burundi to mentor kids in need of support

Get the most bang for your buck by planning a trip to one of these international destinations

The Senegalese surfer is making fans all over the world. Next stop: The 2020 Olympics. Words by Anna Kusmer.

‘Trail Hunter: South Africa’ profiles trailbuilder Hylton “Hylly” Turvey’s work building trails in the Karkloof Valley.

As South African Sibusiso Vilane awaits a window to summit Mount Everest for the third time—this attempt without oxygen—he wants the world to know something: We need more black mountaineers

Amid the worst drought on record, the city has threatened to turn off the taps on its nearly 4 million residents. Our correspondent spent a week there while he could still get a shower.

While other kids were stuck taking standardized tests, I decided to take my daughter, Devon, to Africa to learn about conservation in the global classroom

Just because some people think these destinations are miserable doesn't mean they actually are.

Hunting fights habitat loss and poaching, even in unstable countries

Raiding troops of baboons face off against city employees armed with paintball guns on a regular basis. And it brings into question the very way we coexist with nature.

Nomadic herders have brought guns and hundreds of thousands of livestock into the green expanses of Laikipia County, starving out wildlife and shooting the area's megafauna. As police burn homesteads and shoot civilians in response, the future of one of the most iconic regions on the planet hangs in the balance.

Nicky Fitzgerald loves tourists, doesn't believe in work-life balance, and has a controversial approach to conservation that just might work

Growing research debunks the myth that the paleo movement replicates the diet of our ancestors. Here's what they were actually eating.

Filmmaker and photographer Jiro Bosma on the stark beauty of Lanzarote, a Spanish island off the coast of Morocco.

Our Play Now series highlights an epic POV clip so you can get in on the action even when you're stuck behind a desk. This incredible footage comes from professional kayaker Ben Marr who was on the Zambezi River directly underneath Victoria Falls.

Wildlife Filmmaker Alex Goetz is on a mission. He values wildlife conservation to a degree that he's dedicated his life to it.

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