Invasive species cause billions of dollars in damage across the US every year. Hikers and backpackers can take simple steps to avoid spreading seeds and making the problem worse.
Conservation is a government job, right? Not any more. Here’s why the enormous growth in land managed by conservation NGOs is a boon to our environment
Plath’s sublime nature poetry deserves widespread appreciation for its unfettered joy and deep attunement to the natural world.
Lake Powell’s existential crisis is a unique opportunity to save a treasured landscape.
The idea that human activity threatens nature, and that it is important to protect wild places, dates back to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution.
China has rich natural resources and is seeking to play a leadership role in global conservation, but its economic goals often take priority over protecting lands and wildlife.
To address the climate and biodiversity crises, we must stop criminalizing Indigenous Peoples for exercising their treaty rights and start upholding them instead.
You’re meant to carry out your poo, if you visit Australia’s alpine backcountry. But not many people do – and it’s leaving plenty of evidence.
Wilderness gives our mental health a real boost. But growing private interests in national parks are stopping those less well off from free nature therapy.
Australia’s protected areas have grown and grown. But at the same time, ecosystems are falling apart. How can that be?
The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
During spring and summer, as more people consider exercising outdoors, a trauma- and violence-informed approach to physical activity can help ensure equity, inclusion, safety and access.
Parks and refuges are important for conservation, but without connections, they’re like islands. Linking them by protecting land in between makes it possible for wildlife to move over bigger areas.
Efforts to fast-track a review of stewardship land could result in more mining access to conservation land as the governments wants to prioritise land where mining applications have already been made.
Threatened species don’t just live in national parks. Almost half of their distributions are on private land.
Land grabs spearheaded by wealthy interests are accelerating deforestation, and Brazil’s National Congress is working to legitimize them.
New research finds Queensland’s laws fail to protect private conservation areas from the hidden impacts of mining on groundwater.
Want to observe native bees? Or seek out invasive species? There are many ways to get hands-on science learning. An expert on adult STEM education suggests four places to start.
The Biden administration is restoring full protection to three national monuments that President Trump sought to cut down drastically.
Outdoor recreation is booming across the US, but research shows that the presence of humans – or the trails they hike and ski on – can have harmful effects on wildlife at less-than-close range.