When Swedish mountain guide Per Ås lost half of his left index finger, he started to question if he would ever find his way back to working in the mountains. A few years later, he has learned to live with it.
Roots and recovery on Abaco and Grand Bahama Islands.
Not totally relating to some forms of climate activism, Josh Wharton found his own way to contribute.
How can an organic farmer with no successor make sure the farm will end up in good hands? Paul Bickford started his search in an unexpected place.
Finding ways to grow food and sow hope in a small apartment in Chicago.
Tough and uncertain, organic cotton farming accounts for less than 1 percent of US cotton production. For this family, that’s why it’s a calling.
Ashe and Christin Brown are parents to their 3-year-old daughter, Quest, whom they want to raise with an appreciation for the diversity of the natural world.
What if we could pass our love of a certain place through generations?
Caroline Gleich grapples with the fears that come with an aging parent and the pressure she feels to have a child before her dad is gone.
Nearly every Wednesday, Courtney Reynolds can be found elbow-deep in a bin of someone else’s castoffs, searching for scraps of fabric and colorful quilts to deconstruct and sew into original clothing items for her three preschool-age kids, or to sell in her online shop, Napkin Apocalypse.
Kids are meant to be kids. So let them be.
This Great Lakes surfer never felt represented in the surf scene, so she created a new surf culture of her own.
We’re entering Earth’s sixth mass extinction, but clues about this climate crisis could be right under our feet.
Editor’s note: Prolific author and National Geographic magazine writer Doug Chadwick takes a fresh look at humans’ place in the natural world in his book, Four Fifths a Grizzly. In his accessible and engaging style, Chadwick approaches the subject from a scientific angle, with the underlying message that humans are not all that different from…
How can Hispanic farmworkers become farm owners? For Mexican immigrant Javier Zamora, the sunup to sundown work ethic was already there—he just needed some support from his community.
One young couple’s unexpected career path of farming sea vegetables drew them back to their roots and brought a promising climate-change solution to their coastal hometown.
As the proprietor of Cold Antler Farm, a 6.5-acre span of land in Washington County, New York, Jenna Woginrich spends her days with red-tailed hawks.
Seasoned waterman, master woodworker and Patagonia Surf Ambassador Ben Wilkinson channels his skills toward a new environmental calling.
Only 4 percent of US farm owners are Hispanic. Mexican immigrant and organic farmer Javier Zamora is working to change the narrative.
Rule changes and the future of the Olympic Peninsula’s wild steelhead.
John Murray’s lifelong work to permanently protect the Badger-Two Medicine from oil and gas drilling.
Rock-climber blade techs keep the wind turbines turning, with gusto.
An unlikely community, in the most unlikely location, has become an even more unlikely force for public lands conservation.
Ramón Navarro and Kohl Christensen bring Léa Brassy into the jaws of a Chilean monster.
The next nine years will be a time of resilience, rebuilding and reinvention.
The story of our switch to organic cotton starts with a bout of headaches and a trip to the lunar landscape of the San Joaquin Valley’s conventional cotton fields.
How a nonprofit that takes San Francisco kids surfing expanded its work in 2020.
For 16-year-old Bosnian Ali Sarajlić, living without the free-flowing Neretvica River is unimaginable. That’s why he has joined, and in many ways led, the continuing fight against damming it.
In Colorado’s San Luis Valley, worsening drought is causing farmers to face the prospect of losing their livelihoods. Two farmers are placing their bets on a drought-tolerant crop—industrial hemp.