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‘Our Great National Parks’ overly idealizes U.S. conservation efforts and gives a mealymouthed call to climate action

It’s not easy being a progressive who works for a middle-of-the-road president. Mark Sundeen sizes up the interior secretary’s first year in office—which has been a disappointment to climate-change activists—and decides she’s most likely to make a mark through a historic reckoning over the U.S. government’s shameful running of Native American boarding schools.

Earth-loving New Yorkers are drawing from an unlikely arsenal of activism, hip-hop, marathon city-council Zoom meetings, and one sassy pug to hold the city to its zero-waste commitments. If they succeed, the environmental benefits could be huge.

A ‘Washington Post’ story on Greg Gianforte’s latest hunting escapades is misleading, which is a shame, because its subject deserves much more scrutiny

Eco-conscious shopping is hard. Here’s what you need to know about the ten most common standards

By portraying predators as villains, we are influencing how our children perceive the natural world

Millinocket, Maine, had been struggling for years following the closure of the local paper mill. Then an enterprising librarian acted on a big idea.

Don’t let your old stuff gather dust or go to the landfill. Put it to work doing good.

The state of the steelhead in the Columbia and Snake River watersheds is dire. A Pacific Northwest steelhead angler grapples with how best to honor the people, places, and resources that she loves. 

If it seems like you’ve been hearing about lakes and beaches closing down more often, you’re right. Various types of toxic algae are multiplying like crazy in bodies of water across the country, and stopping them won’t be easy.

Hunters and anglers say other outdoor users need to step up as the costs of conservation skyrocket

Democrats in Congress are pushing for a federal jobs program that would tackle climate, land use, infrastructure, and more. Here’s why it’s so urgent.

The River Democracy Act will establish Oregon as the country’s undisputed leader in permanent river protection.

In a new short-story collection by Claire Boyles, we meet characters struggling with family, health troubles, and environmental issues in the West

Journalist Emma Marris’s new book, ‘Wild Souls,’ asks us to reconsider our relationship to the nonhuman world

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