Race director Megan DeHaan partners ultrarunning and agriculture to celebrate and protect open space
Learning how to buy, cook, and eat meat after eight years of vegetarianism
Apples no one has ever tasted are still out in the wild. Dave Benscoter, a retired FBI agent, has spent a decade searching for these 100-year-old heirlooms.
There are far better ways to deal with your shit.
Phoenix recorded its earliest 100-degree day in 80 years
Plymouth Gin is all about keeping our oceans clean and the martinis dirty
Peter Kaestner has traveled the world on an adventure-filled quest to become the first birder to hit 10,000. Ornithologist Jessie Williamson hitched a ride on a rollicking South American mission that involved land, sea, and (you guessed it) air.
At five feet tall, she was the smallest wildland firefighter in her crew and worried she couldn’t keep up. But on her very first blaze, she discovered her strength.
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A crazy-sounding idea—build a tube from the Pacific to bring water to Utah’s Great Salt Lake—raises a larger question: Are we willing to do absolutely anything to fight climate change?
First there was altitude training. Then it was heat training. Now it’s… pollution training?
The $450 Lomi Home Composter doesn’t actually create compost. But the product is still awesome—if you can afford it.
‘Wild and Precious’ is a memorial to the beloved American poet and a celebration of her work
Despite the proliferation of destination marathons, some runners are making a conscientious decision to stay closer to home. But they wouldn’t judge you.
In an excerpt from her new book 'Love Your Mother: 50 States, 50 Stories, and 50 Women United for Climate Justice,' Mallory McDuff profiles climate activist Colette Pichon Battle.
This nonprofit turned 40,000 miles of unused travel infrastructure into a system of walking and biking paths—and wants you to use them
How can our running practice leave a lighter footprint? This Earth Day, Outside Run editors share their favorite articles at the intersection of running and ecological responsibility.
Here are a handful of stellar eco-forward innovations that trail runners and race directors can add to their tool belts
The waste that comes from athletic gear and apparel is a structural problem, but individual actions still matter
Climate change is rendering some of our most beloved landscapes unrecognizable. How can awe and wonder cultivated on the trail help us navigate the earth’s transformation?
Clean water is just the latest front in the GOP's judicial war on your rights
Show up on Earth Day with these easy, powerful actions
Some unlikely new heroes are fighting climate change: American sheep and the people who care for them
Backpacker and Outside readers joined the Sawyer team on the ground in Viti Levu, Fiji, to see the change in action
Sixty-seven percent of all new vehicles will need to be electric by 2032
In his daily conversations, diet, business practices, and play time, Jones is always working for the planet
In Fiji and 99 other countries, the same Sawyer water filtration technology used by outdoor adventurers is helping to solve the global water crisis
Cyclists, snowboarders, and trail runners unite to discuss their journeys to climate action in this three-part series, which is playing on Outside Watch now
As a sponsor of the 2022 Defender Service Awards, Outside is helping to support the critical work of this nonprofit, which also gets to take home a brand-new Land Rover Defender 130
The marine biologist learned the hard way that we have to give people hope when it comes to the health of our planet
New studies confirm that spending time outside can ease physical symptoms
Ross Reid, under the name Nerdy About Nature, has been steadily gaining traction for his fast-paced, good-natured ecology lessons
It took a powerful experience on a glacier in Iceland for the scientist to see reason for hope in a rapidly transforming world
Therapy on the hiking trail couldn’t fix the new normal of Oregon wildfire season, but could it help me grapple with it?
5 simple ways to curb your food waste and save money
After the ocean took away her partner, the marine biologist found a way to live with loss
A state-by-state guide to climate change impacts already unfolding, and how to get involved in local mitigation and resiliency projects
Researchers look into how robotic bees encourage queens to optimize egg laying and assist with agricultural disasters
After dreaming about performing the works of the acclaimed author for decades, Nick Offerman finally got his shot—and realized he wasn’t worthy
The bloodsuckers are waking up—and biting—earlier each year
How to handle plastic bags, batteries, milk cartons, metals, and...bowling balls
President Carter added protections to more than 157 million acres of public land and created 39 total national park units
The multidisciplinary artist was struggling with alcoholism when they joined a trail crew in the mountains on a whim. Out there, they found a new community—and reclaimed their life.
When the polar explorer was at his lowest moment, he learned his most valuable lesson: kindness matters
More than 300 athletes wrote a letter to skiing’s international governing body demanding steps be taken to preserver winter sports
The Fast Forest Project is honoring the fastest American milers as part of a broader sustainability initiative
Luckily for the bear, a wildlife official arrived and rescued it from the chilly predicament
Emily Pennington wanted to see it all. But life on the road was fiercer than she ever imagined.
Producing 286 million metric tons of carbon pollution, the ConocoPhillips Willow project will double the emissions the administration hopes to save through renewable energy progress elsewhere
For a community of hardy souls in Maine, there’s no better way to feel fully alive in winter than immersing yourself in the frigid Atlantic
Officials say the annual tradition is good for aquatic ecosystems
Across America, youth-centered nonprofits are reshaping the face of the environmental movement
From the whimsical to the epic, these are our favorite stories of the year
A century of agriculture is threatening ancient aquifers in Oregon’s high desert. And the Indigenous farming practices that might heal the earth are being squeezed out.
Wolves in Colorado should benefit both humans and the ecosystem, but can they survive the culture war?
The shredders, climbers, policy-makers, barrier breakers, and scientists who forever changed the way we view the world
Deb Haaland, Tracy Stone-Manning, and Charles “Chuck” Sams III Are Trying to Fix the Mess Trump Left Behind
Three figures are working to initiate change in public-lands leadership after four years of decline and mismanagement under the previous administration
Donziger was released from two years of house arrest in 2022, the latest wrinkle in his decades-long fight for justice in the Amazon rainforest
Co-founder of the Outdoorist Oath, Pattie Gonia discusses the importance of outdoor joy
“The Forest Service is embarking on an exciting study of the first-ever use of electric vehicles in a natural resources field setting”
The new Kia EV feels roomy, looks stylish, and can go for 274 miles per charge
With Lake Mead drying up due to drought and climate change, the famous desert reservoir is revealing grisly secrets from the past, including the remains of people thought to be victims of Las Vegas foul play. Mark Sundeen hits Nevada for a freewheeling exploration of dark deeds, a rapidly unfolding apocalypse, and a parched future that will dramatically affect the entire American Southwest.
Everything from sustainable soft goods to thermoplastic wheels and frames
Rab reveals new product labels to fight greenwashing, challenging other outdoor companies to follow suit
Wolverines once roamed North American in hordes. Now an endangered species, one team is trying to recover their population in Washington.
He was born to a herd of wild horses on an island off Virginia and found his way into the heart of a little girl on the dusty trails of the Southwest.
Ranking resorts based on five climate-based criteria, the Savills Ski Resilience Index sheds light on climate change’s impact on this sport
The new carving ski isn’t completely recyclable, but it’s a big step in the right direction
“As the world warms, the United States warms more,” reads the latest National Climate Assessment
The Covid-19 pandemic is a survival story—but instead of one human versus a wild animal or a snowy peak, it's all of us against one tiny virus.
During the phenomenon of polar night, parts of the Arctic don’t see the sun for weeks or months at a time. The darkness drives some people insane, but for others, it opens a gateway into wonder and peace.
The Sonoran desert toad is under threat from hunters who seek their toxic secretions
The Raptor R is the ultimate expression of truck as toy, the perfect way to bookend the era of internal-combustion-engine super trucks
He likes to cozy up to animals and take their pictures. I prefer to keep my distance.
It began in the waters off Antarctica: a crew of eco-vigilantes found the illegal fishing ship they’d been hunting. It wouldn’t end for some 10,000 miles, when one of the vessels sank.
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