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With cruise traffic set to be at an all-time low this summer, you’ll be able to have the 49th state all to yourself

In one fell swoop, President Biden is undoing his predecessor's most harmful work on public lands, climate change, clean air and water, and environmental justice

Drawing only three bidders and $14 million, the administration's attempt to drill for oil in the massive Alaskan refuge is likely dead on arrival

'MeatEater' host Steven Rinella and adventure photographer Krystle Wright on the experiences that changed them

These slackliners explore the limits of humankind high above the ground, under the northern lights.

In its final months, Trump's Department of the Interior shows its true colors by rushing through drilling leases in Alaska and rewriting major components of the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act

A tale about two-wheeled island hopping in the midnight sun

These recent releases feature stories of gritty heroines on journeys through threatened wild landscapes

The good news: you can easily opt for a greener bank so your money works for good

For a book project about 16th-century polar explorer William Barents, Andrea Pitzer needed to reach the remote Arctic island where he and his men came to grief. She booked passage on an expeditionary boat out of Murmansk, then headed north on a trip marked by unforgettable scenery, unexpected loss, and wild magic that changed her life.

Years of underfunding and climate change are increasingly threatening the national park system. From the Everglades in Florida to Glacier in Montana, here are the ones we stand to lose.

The North Pacific right whale has been spotted only a handful of times in 60 years. A marine biologist from Seattle wants to change that.

From polar explorer Eric Larsen to rock climber Sasha DiGiulian, here's what adventurers are doing with their downtime

A robbery was the last thing anyone ever expected in to the remote outpost of Longyearben, Norway

Arctic Bath, a stunning new wellness retreat, makes it easy for guests to try out the Swedish health traditions of saunas and icy plunges

Spend less than you would on a restaurant dinner and get a book that you'll cherish for years to come

Stop trying to trick us, gear companies. We know a parka when we see one.

Cozy up with one and start planning your next family adventure

Nikita Ovsyanikov has spent decades studying polar bears on a remote Siberian island to better understand their behaviors

A supposedly fun thing I would absolutely do again

Following a tragedy, a photographer finds a new sense of purpose in the wintertime sky

As one of the northernmost settlements on earth, the Norwegian hamlet of Longyearbyen has become a magnet for adventurous souls looking to start a new life. But when an unsettling crime happened, it brought home a harsh reality: in the modern world, trouble always finds you.

After tragedy followed Hugo Sanchez from El Salvador to Canada, he started photographing the northern lights, finding a new sense of purpose in the wintertime sky

Because no one has time for missed connections and grueling layovers

A new miniseries from the podcast Threshold explores the controversy surrounding one of the our most contested pieces of public land by meeting the people who live off it

Mark your calendar: it's time to do or see something big next year. Here's how to pull it off.

Scientists turn to high-tech solutions to protect a threatened population

Author and political consultant Stuart Stevens loves a good sufferfest, so he couldn't resist Border to Border: 420 kilometers of nordic sliding through a country that defines what winter is all about

Hike, fish, and ski Europe's last stretch of wilderness from Niehku Mountain Villa in Swedish Lapland

Multimillionaire Victor Vescovo committed himself to one of the world’s craziest remaining adventure quests: to reach the deepest points in every ocean. What does it take to get there? A radically high-tech, $30 million Triton submersible, a team of crack engineers and scientists, and one very gonzo explorer.

These experiences will help you connect to the land while respecting the indigenous cultures that have long inhabited it

Princess Daazhraii Johnson, a creative producer for the PBS series, tells Outside that the show is a "way of saying that it’s OK to be who you are, you should be proud of that."

Why these are our dream spots to cast away

Critical habitat for the species could be destroyed

The Canadian pilot has summited Mount Everest, biked the Arctic, and rowed across the Atlantic

Regulatory changes to the Endangered Species Act put many, many species at risk—but particularly the cute and cuddly ones

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