Deaf people look for community on the trail, just like all backpackers. But some hearing hikers don’t know how—or don’t care enough—to bridge the gap.
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Environmental activists are pursuing legal steps that would allow natural entities to sue in their own defense through a human spokesperson. But maybe it’s the conversation, and not the law, that matters most.
With Biden’s oil and gas moratorium derailed, Bears Ears is back on the chopping block. Here’s the latest.
The new era of wildland firefighting is a war with no end in sight.
Just outside of Rocky Mountain National Park, a fire ecologist reckons with damage and recovery after last year’s calamitous wildfires.
From plus-size packs to shoes for people who have undergone amputations, outdoor brands are starting to recognize the importance of catering to customers who don’t fit traditional outdoor norms.
Researchers tracking bears resettling in the southeast watch and learn their habits to help humans adjust to their new neighbors.
There are hundreds of thousands of black bears in America, and we know precious little about what they do with their time. The researchers of the #BearsEyeView project are trying to change that.
From non-profits to trail builders, organizations around the outdoors are working to make the simple pleasure of a day in the woods available to everyone. And they need your help.
When the rigors of warfare prove too much for standard-issue gear, the military turns to the outdoor industry. But the flow of innovation, equipment, and profit is anything but leakproof.
Three scientists chronicle life, death, and the last stand of the Grizzly Glacier.
An accidental litterer receives their penance in this edition of Leave No Trace Confessional.
In Arizona, the National Park Service and the Navajo government are building a better way to run a park.
The U.S. may have pioneered land protection, but Scotland leads the charge when it comes to accessing wild terrain. Can we learn from one of the most hikeable countries on Earth?
The Navajo Nation and four other tribes are going to court to restore Bears Ears National Monument's original boundaries. If they fail, it could change American public lands forever.