A lesson for the Department of the Interior staff: you can’t delete official tweets
“America’s Amazon” is being sold to China, at a huge cost to the environment, and a net loss to taxpayers
Even in traditionally conservative states like Montana and Wyoming, no single issue unites centrist voters in 2020 more than public-lands protection. That's one reason Montana Republican senator Steve Daines has spent the past 18 months trying to convince voters he's a reliable conservationist. Critics say it's mere "greenwashing," but his success may decide the balance of power in Washington.
It was a roller coaster of a summer for Alaska's most controversial extraction project. In July, it looked all but certain that the salmon-threatening proposal would get its first federal permit. But then things took a surprising turn.
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.
A federal court just ruled that the BLM's leader was serving illegally, with plans to reconvene next week to consider if all of his actions were illegal, too
Southern Civil War symbols have been a flash point in towns and cities for years, but at places like the Gettysburg battlefield and Arlington National Cemetery—which are run by the Park Service and the Pentagon—there's a new, escalating conflict over monuments that honor the Lost Cause
'Common Ground,' narrated by photographer Jimmy Chin, reminds us that turning a passion for the outdoors into action requires a plan
The marine biologist wants us all to start asking a new question: What does the future look like if we get it right?
We can see right through your hunting selfies
In 'The Next Great Migration,' journalist Sonia Shah explores the hidden history of human and animal movement
The National Park Service has abdicated responsibility for visitor safety, compromising local mandates and leaving staff and vendors to fend for themselves
William Perry Pendley is finally up for Senate confirmation. Here's a reminder of why he is not up to the job.
Three court decisions are a sign of the power of protest
An attempt that was fraught with complications, high jinks, and bad decisions
From iconic brands like Patagonia to that indispensable camping store in your hometown, the adventure economy has taken an unprecedented hit. The good news: the people who created these businesses are doers, and they're putting everything they've got into staying afloat and preparing for an uncertain future.
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
"For too long, Facebook has failed to take sufficient steps to stop the spread of hateful lies and dangerous propaganda on its platform"
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.
Rose Marcario was one of the most vocal and progressive leaders in the outdoor industry
Post something anti-racist instead. Better yet, do something anti-racist instead.
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.
The response to Arbery’s murder highlighted what I already knew: the running world is deeply divided by race, and we must address it
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.
You can't stop what you can't see happening
A quarantine against the world worked once for the Gunnison Valley. Can it again?
In Oregon's Clackamas County, a fight between a sheriff and an elite search and rescue unit reveals how local politics can collide with recreational safety for residents and visitors alike
Seven employees have tested positive for the virus, even while the parks have no entrance fees, are short on staff, and are overwhelmed by visitors. Sound familiar?
Is it tone-deaf to talk about climate right now? Or is this an opportunity to tackle major global problems in tandem?
With the public distracted, Secretary Bernhardt is advancing environmental harm
So far, 383 companies have signed up to participate in the outdoor brand's Time to Vote program on November 3, and the organization hopes to double that number by the election
Argeo Cruz ran the standard. But he had a much tougher obstacle to contend with.
After a public outcry, the BLM announced that it will not offer oil and gas leases on the Slickrock Trail near Moab—a popular mountain biking destination
Sustainable finance has finally hit the big time. Is it time to risk your wallet to save the planet?
The United States leads the world in spending for health and fitness but still ranks lowest in measurements of actual health. How do we break the cycle?
Analyzing cuts to the National Park Service, Environmental Protection Agency, and Land and Water Conservation Fund
Trump administration manipulated emissions reporting from the deadliest fires in California history to promote logging
Despite pending lawsuits, the administration is forging ahead
As a Trump reelection looks less certain, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is accelerating work for oil and gas industries
The Games have always been political. That's a given. But is the IOC also trying to fix a problem that doesn't exist?
Why the new crop of state recreation offices are about more than just outdoor sports