The more we learn an incomplete fairytale of Indigenous peoples and our history in this country, the more we perpetuate acts of ethnocide, like the ones we’ve seen in recent weeks in southern Utah
CEO Ryan Gellert says staying silent is “tantamount to supporting unjust laws”
This season the Nepalese government says it will require climbers and guides to get permission from its Department of Tourism before disseminating images of others on the mountain. Enforcing it won’t be easy.
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 Department of Transportation has finally reclassified emotional support animals as pets. Here's how that will affect your ability to fly with your dog next year.
Three court decisions are a sign of the power of protest
From Houston to Minneapolis, protesters on horseback are sending a powerful message
During a week of historic decisions, the Supreme Court decided that an energy company can drill under the Appalachian Trail
Bicycles have been agents of change and rebellion since the 19th century. That's why seeing law enforcement use them to repress protesters feels especially jarring and wrong.
You can't stop what you can't see happening
A quarantine against the world worked once for the Gunnison Valley. Can it again?
The hugely popular Netflix docuseries leaves out crucial facts about America's big-cat industry and the people trying to stop it
One of the many things that COVID-19 has taught us is to always consider buying a travel insurance policy. If you bought travel insurance for a trip you have to cancel during the travel bans, you may or may not be covered. Here's how to protect yourself now and on future trips.
Despite decades of conflict, Palestine is home to an up-and-coming climbing scene centered around top-notch—and untouched—limestone. A new guidebook hopes to show locals and foreigners alike how to navigate the region's rock safely and help foster cross-cultural understanding.
Climbers at Lion Rock have joined the pro-democracy movement in the city's struggle with Beijing
At a time of unprecedented mass extinctions, no animal epitomizes the global biodiversity free fall more than the Asian elephant. Paul Kvinta travels to Laos to visit a moon-shot project aimed at saving the country's 400 remaining wild behemoths, investigate the strange underworld of wildlife trafficking—and make a very unexpected purchase.
The law will soon mandate equal pay for men and women in athletic events on California state lands. But legislators may have missed an opportunity to make broader inroads on gender equity in sports.
The inability of western states to track water usage is exacerbating the region's drought crisis
The e-retailer pursued legal action against dozens of companies for trademark infringement over the word "backcountry." Now the CEO is apologizing.
The online effort to cancel Backcountry.com
Environmental groups prevent DOI’s efforts to restrict FOIA disclosures
Overwhelmed by crowds of people sleeping in their vans and trucks, outdoor dream towns are taking actions that could end a way of life
In a controversial move, the secretary of the interior recently decreed that motorized bikes should be allowed anywhere that standard bikes are permitted. How this will work is still being sorted out, but the world of pedal-assist riding is about to really open up.
The EPA announced plans to reduce protections for 50 percent of streams and 110 million acres of wetlands
When a father of two was shot through his tent in the Southern California park last year, the murder revealed a mysterious trail of previously unpublicized incidents that had happened nearby—and sparked a $90 million lawsuit.
A mandatory helmet law in NYC is how Vision Zero ends.
The changes are threefold. It will now be harder to add species to the list, protections for threatened animals will be revoked, and economic concerns must be formally evaluated during the listing process.