There are no heavenly escape hatches. Our Pale Blue Dot is the only home we have and we need to start treating it that way.
The octopus is a highly intelligent creature with its own evolutionary history—it may be the closest thing we have to alien life on this planet.
Interested in cycling, but not sure how to begin? Start by reading this.
What do you do with old, unused railways? Turn them into multi-use trails that connect communities.
Curious about the evidence for evolution? This short video will get you started.
The Sixth Extinction explores the tragedy of past extinctions and the reality of currently endangered species. It reminds us that all life is temporary.
This year I returned to my family’s tradition of the great American road trip. Some things have changed, but the reasons to do it are timeless.
Robert Moor’s meditation is a smart and lively reminder that without trails, we’re lost. We need them to save us from the madness of wandering with absolute freedom.
Jennifer Ackerman’s “The Genius of Birds” takes you into the mesmerizing world of our intelligent feathered neighbors.
Do you suffer from tree blindness? We probably all do to some extent. But there is a cure, says Gabriel Popkin.
A hike through the forest may have us looking at everything but the flourishing underworld beneath our feet.
The National Park Service is more than land preservation, it is a place where people—no matter their background—can gather over a shared value.
Sometimes you need a writing break to make head-space for more writing.
Heavy poaching of the African elephant for ivory not only devastated their numbers, it’s caused them to lose their tusks.
Planet Earth II’s extended trailer is now out and it’s beautiful.