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One of the country's oldest and most important environmental laws faces grave threats. The Winter Wildlands Alliance and the American Alpine Club have joined forces with 18 other groups to bring the fight to the courts.

According to a new analysis by the Center for American Progress, his administration has removed or is attempting to remove protections from areas of public land equivalent to the size of Florida

Why are two outdoor industry giants lending their support to a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Trump Administration's assault on clean air standards? It's good business.

What do you do when your parents' political views directly impact your life?

Has Governor Gavin Newsom done a bad job managing the wildfires? Should he invest in "cleaning" the forest? We've got answers.

Everything the national parks could afford to do with the money Trump's celebration took from them

Meet the daredevils who crossed from the Santa Elena Canyon to Big Bend National Park to make a point about unity and trust

A new documentary is telling the story of the immigrants who keep ski towns running

How creating a "simplified permit system" could decrease the public's input in the land of many uses

When Dick's Sporting Goods announced that it would reduce gun sales in the wake of the Parkland school shooting, CEO Edward Stack said he wanted to start a conversation about gun safety in America. What he got instead was a firestorm.

We sent a writer to check out the alleged uptick in damage to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument post President Trump's decision to shrink it

Turns out you can't believe everything you read on Trump's Twitter feed

The outdoor industry was once seen as a sleeping giant in the fight for public lands, according to author Timothy Egan. Not anymore

Want to ride around the world? In 2020, you’ll be able to do that on a Hog.

The president's decision wasn't an assessment of whether the Hammonds deserved their sentence or not, it was an endorsement of the Bundy family's movement

We believe protecting public land and the environment matters

He reversed an Obama-era order that raised hourly pay to $10.10, but few in the guiding industry—including guides—are complaining

Lawmakers didn't listen to the president’s call for less spending on land management and the environment—and put their foot down when it came to interior secretary Ryan Zinke’s reorganization plan, too

Internal documents suggest Utah and federal officials failed to take into account Native concerns and input as they downsized the national monument

On March 21, the Department of Interior will hold the largest auction of offshore leases in U.S. history, including all unleased areas on the Gulf of Mexico’s outer continental shelf. But do energy extractors actually want such land and waters?

I’m also an avid sportsman and one of my firearms is an AR-15. So you might be surprised that I've never joined the NRA—nor ever will.

Lies, damned lies, and "fantasy" White House budget proposals

The pro snowboarder, gear-maker, and climate activist talks about his latest "love story," the power of social media, and how he's gearing up to fight Trump in 2020

The Alaska senator is gambling with America's most pristine lands—and winning

Shrinking the national monuments was just the tip of the iceberg

To close out 2017, the president chipped away at protections meant to keep public lands, waters, and wildlife safe

The charities suing the Trump administration to save Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments—and how you can help

Did Donald Trump "steal" public land when he shrunk two Utah national monuments on Monday? Depends on who you ask.

When Patagonia, REI, and the North Face stood up to Trump’s national-monument shrinkage, did they earn more goodwill than they lost? We reviewed social comments to hear what you had to say.

REI and the North Face have joined the Ventura-based gear maker in standing up for our public lands

Get ready for lawsuits. The five tribal nations that supported the formation of the monument say they will respond with legal action and continued collaboration.

Researchers at the University of Montana found that nearby towns dependent on tourist dollars stand to lose millions

The decision to amend national monuments has roots in pro-energy, anti-conservation politics that has been simmering for 40 years

On Friday, the President told Senator Orrin Hatch that he planned to downsize two Utah national monuments. Here's why nothing's likely to happen soon.

His misguided immigration and climate-change policies are worse than January rain

Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune on why the land is worth more than just the resources that are on it

These are the people who've been fighting for the land’s preservation for over 30 years—and might see it axed in the scratch of a pen

The people have spoken. In a study released Tuesday, over 99 percent of people said they support the 27 monuments up for review. President Donald Trump, are you listening?

A lot of assumptions have been made about the national-monuments review. Many of them aren't true.

A Scout is not Donald Trump, basically

A group of the country's top rock climbers traveled to Washington last week to remind Congress that public lands are valuable assets worth protecting. Here's what I had to say.

Long before he moved into the White House, the country’s most ruthless businessman-cum-reality-TV- personality bought a chunk of upstate New York, toyed with turning it into a golf course, and then donated it—for the tax write-off, of course

A former EPA administrator breaks down what’s at stake with the president’s proposed 31-percent cut to the agency’s budget

We know President Trump wants Los Angeles to host the 2024 Olympics. But could his policies get past a new set of anti-discrimination rules for host cities?

What used to be a trickle of seemingly minor policy stories has become a weekly firehose of significant developments, all of which we're committed to covering in a clear-eyed, authoritative way

A new executive order that opens the door to coal mining corporations is shutting off water to the rest of us

Thousands of firefighters, trail crews, and rangers will be able to get back to work this summer

Trump's executive orders don't have environmental lawyers particularly worried—but that could change depending on how the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rules on a handful of cases

Four takeaways from the administration’s first week

Our 45th president's contempt for environmental protections is well documented. So what will his first 100 days look like? Here's our educated guess on what could happen, based on what he's already said and done.

And they're not the only species that should be afraid

Former Navy SEAL Ryan Zinke opposes the Republican land heist. He may be the best environmental hope we have in this administration.

Now that the TPP looks likely to be killed, consumers can forget about cheaper backpacks and shoes. The hope is that more American jobs will make up for it.

Professional athletes have more direct influence than ever before thanks to massive social media followings. Now’s the time to start using it.

It’s too early to know for certain what a Donald Trump presidency means for the environment and public-lands policy. But we have some ideas.

Fresh off their acquittal in Oregon and emboldened by the election of Donald Trump, the Bundy brothers are promising more extremist takeovers across the West

From burning sneakers to Olympic pleas, here's how some of the outdoor world's power players reacted in the week following the election

A brief history of the presidential candidate's attempt to give America its own Tour de France

The kind of behavior Donald Trump bragged and joked about is very real for women with wilderness jobs. It's not "locker room talk," and it's not OK.

What does the GOP's big orange machine think about issues like climate change, energy development, and federal control of public lands? We rounded up Trump's surprising (and sometimes shocking) set of views.

Here's the high-end climbing equipment you'll need to haul yourself up the side of a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan