With funding from the federal government, Zion and other parks are swapping in electric shuttle buses and adding charging stations for visitors’ electric vehicles, putting the park system on the cutting edge of green technology
Although the concept has been OK'd, that doesn't mean it will be implemented. Here's what former government officials, local guides, and environmental experts told Outside about its possible implications on Africa's highest peak.
As Jeff Bezos steps away from Amazon to focus his attention on initiatives like his year-old Earth Fund, it’s instructive to look at the impact of billionaire environmental philanthropy and how it could be more effective
MountainFlow Eco-Wax scored thousands of dollars from a powder-slaying investor on the reality-TV show
In its first weeks, the Biden administration has prioritized justice and equity in its plan to protect the environment and tackle the climate crisis. That's great, but now is not the time for the rest of us to get complacent.
'Guardians of the River' explores what the biggest dam removal in history means for clean water, food sovereignty, and justice
The end of the Trump administration can't come soon enough for our climate and public lands. Thankfully, there are a series of actions our new president can immediately take to begin undoing the damage.
The 35th generation New Mexican will oversee public lands, national parks, Native American affairs, and more
The mountain-bike community needs to focus less on access and more on climate change
It's not as simple as you may think
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
Here’s the environmental impact of a pair of sneakers, and a look at a few companies making the running shoe industry more sustainable.
With 'The Forests of California,' naturalist and artist Obi Kaufmann aims to deepen environmental literacy. He also argues that this cataclysmic time is an opportunity.
“America’s Amazon” is being sold to China, at a huge cost to the environment, and a net loss to taxpayers
Carbon offsets are confusing, and many people wonder how—or if—they even work. Hoping to find a more guilt-free way to travel, frequent flier Tim Neville heads to the ranchlands of Montana to see what an offset looks like on the ground. Hint: it involves cows.
These recent releases feature stories of gritty heroines on journeys through threatened wild landscapes
This six-part series explores the history of California's forests and the increasing threat of wildfires across the state
This six-part series explores the history of California's forests, as well as the increasing threat of wildfires across the state
Our senior digital marketing manager, Katie Cruickshank, currently owns two of these trowel-knives and can’t get enough of them. The concave blade works as a shovel and has a sharp slicing edge and a serrated edge for different cutting needs. Cruickshank especially likes the knife’s burly look.
'Common Ground,' narrated by photographer Jimmy Chin, reminds us that turning a passion for the outdoors into action requires a plan
In 'The Next Great Migration,' journalist Sonia Shah explores the hidden history of human and animal movement
The good news: you can easily opt for a greener bank so your money works for good
During a week of historic decisions, the Supreme Court decided that an energy company can drill under the Appalachian Trail
Between a global pandemic, protests against police brutality, and unprecedented environmental rollbacks, a lifelong asthmatic reflects on how 2020 is the year we must come to terms with the tenuous nature of this simple act—and why ensuring our fragile future begins with protecting our air
John Ackerman has spent millions procuring a majority of the known caves in Minnesota, which add up to dozens of miles of underground passageways and likely make him the largest cave owner in the U.S. He collects and charts them in the name of preservation, but his controversial methods have created many opponents.
'Recycled to Ride' features New Hampshire surfer and shaper Korey Nolan building boards out of trash he's collected
Rose Marcario was one of the most vocal and progressive leaders in the outdoor industry
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
We asked professional photographers for the skills you can practice in your own neighborhood
The Navajo Nation has the highest known rate of coronavirus in the country. The scale of the tragedy can be traced to a long history of denying the tribe's legal right to water access.
The pandemic has shut down the most polluting industries around the world and turned us all into more adaptable consumers. That still isn't enough.
In an excerpt from his new book, 'In Praise of Walking,' Shane O'Mara delves into the science behind an activity that human beings often underestimate
The best documentaries from this year's film festivals look at quixotic quests and devastating disasters
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.
This year's most at-risk rivers, the Lower Missouri and Upper Mississippi, provide water for millions of people in the Midwest
Surfers Belinda Baggs, Liz Clark, and Moona Whyte reflect on their relationship to conservation
For those without a green thumb who want an inexpensive way to grow indoor plants, succulents are the way to go. We put these cuttings in a pot with well-draining, damp soil, and they’re still thriving six months later. Succulents do well inside and generally only need a light watering…
Lessons from Wendell Berry, Wallace Stegner, and my neighborhood trees
The architect Charles Bello has spent the past 52 years restoring forests from logging and protecting the land on his 400-acre Bello Ranch in Northern California. Here's what he's learned along the way.
Electric vehicles are becoming popular among the environmentally conscious, but are they realistic for road trips to more remote destinations? I took my Tesla to Utah to find out.
Get these products for a future trip and their companies will give back to those most affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
Is it tone-deaf to talk about climate right now? Or is this an opportunity to tackle major global problems in tandem?
Ensure your winter gloves last as long as possible with a little TLC
Last year the jackpot was $311,652. Watching ice melt just got really interesting.
The latest film adaptation of Jack London's classic novel is a kid-friendly reminder that wild spaces are important. Harrison Ford, the film's star, is a bit more blunt.
A little goes a long way (for your ego)
Big brands are investing more and more resources in delivery and curbside pickup. Convenient? Maybe. Good for us? Maybe not.
Sustainable finance has finally hit the big time. Is it time to risk your wallet to save the planet?
In 'Cat Tale,' a longtime environmental journalist documents the dramatic saga that brought this state animal back from the brink of extinction
Analyzing cuts to the National Park Service, Environmental Protection Agency, and Land and Water Conservation Fund