Life on the deck of Hokule’a, the double-hulled canoe that sails around the world using only ancient wayfinding techniques.
In a small British Columbia mountain town, one woman is using trails to help heal wounds and bridge two communities.
Patagonia in the ‘70s through the lens of photographer Gary Regester.
Inside Yakutat Surf Club’s budding stoke scene in Southeast Alaska.
The women fighting for Southern Resident orcas.
A conversation between Lor Sabourin and Madaleine Sorkin.
Why a symbol of Indian self-reliance is vital again.
A former city kid finds answers and empowerment in nature.
The South Pacific has a plastic problem. He had a truck.
The remarkable relationship between Hidetoshi Matsubara and his birds of prey.
Protecting the ocean is what friends are for.
When your goal is to raise children in wild places, it helps if you’re flexible.
Teresa Baker, Pattie Gonia, José González and Gabaccia Moreno bring a new initiative to the outdoor community.
Out of necessity, Jacqueline Sangueza loved fishing nets before she loved the ocean.
Rolling Stone called him “the real Indiana Jones.” His new memoir reveals why our friend Rick was always a great deal more.
First-generation Vietnamese American Mai Nguyen follows in the footsteps of their agrarian ancestors with a farm that grows numerous types of grains with a no-till, anti-fertilizer regenerative approach.
The story of Naelyn Pike, a 21-year-old Chiricahua Apache, and her fight to keep sacred Apache land from becoming a copper mine.
Cydney Knapp and her husband, Bartek, knew they wanted to raise their kids to love the outdoors, so they learned how to navigate change and embraced the chaos.
How a mother’s own childhood experience on the Appalachian Trail shaped the way she teaches her four children to find nature in the heart of New York City.
Why a logging protest has become Canada’s largest act of civil disobedience.
Behind the film They/Them.
Discovering that climbing is for them.
What’s the secret to a really good pair of jeans? Comics journalist Sarah Mirk tells us what to look for and how to keep them in play longer.
A soldier finds solace on fat tires.
When it comes to making more responsible jeans, our work is never done. And, of course, we leave the really dirty work to you.
The father and son team behind Life Do Grow farm has focused their life’s work on building a sense of community and well-being in an area that has been plagued by poverty, violence and neglect for decades.
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.
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…
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.
Sheep (and their poop) could help California’s climate-driven wildfires. One couple is ushering in this idea with a small flock and some supportive fire departments.
Coauthor Kim McCoy recounts discovering the mystery of what lies beneath the waves, where ocean and land meet and compete.