Ireland makes history by legalizing gay marriage—reminding people that change is possible.
Meet the ranchers, grandmothers, professors, and tribes who are bringing back grizzlies, blocking oil equipment deliveries, getting arrested—and having a great time doing it.
Tired of the lack of understanding with traditional "Get well soon" cards, Emily McDowell decided to create an alternative.
Texas-born Jackson Bird waited 25 years to come out. Here's why he did it online.
In Albert Lea, Minnesota, residents rejuvenated their rural community through increased physical activity.
For decades, we've been taught that economic growth and buying more stuff will make us happy—while trashing the planet. The good news is, there’s a better kind of happy: It starts with meaningful work, loving relationships, and a thriving natural world.
Missoula has a problem—just like every other college town in America. A sociologist weighs in on John Krakauer's new book about sexual assault at the University of Montana.
John Oliver does a damn good job of explaining how ridiculous our standardized testing system is.
Teachers don't always know the challenges kids deal with outside of the classroom. Sometimes talking can make all the difference.
From New York City to Barcelona, cities across the world are turning to “slow living” to make their communities happier and healthier in the face of increasing urbanization.
Farming and writing don't bring home the bacon—why I'm no longer ashamed to ask my community to help.
This year’s muddy spring presents my family with the chance to pull together more closely than ever.