July/August
2013

Features

Eat Your Bugs!

There are many environmental reasons to eat insects. But first you have to get past the ick factor.

Q&A: Insect chef David George Gordon

Insect chef David George Gordon tells us why wax worms taste like pistachios

Bugs: They're What's for Dinner

Recipes from the Eat-a-Bug Cookbook

A View with a Room

Lookout-to-lookout mountain biking in Montana

Experiments in Swiss Cycling

No panniers, no car, no problem. You can tour Switzerland by lightweight road bike alone—as long as you have legs for the hills.

To Kill a Wolf

The wolves in my life include one I wanted to shoot.

Rise of the Plug-In Hybrids

Sierra looks at electric vehicles that go the extra mile

Busting Out of Boom and Bust

The oil and gas drilling frenzy hits Western public lands

Departments

Green Life Blog

10 No-Meat Foods Every Active Person Needs
A running legend on what it takes to fuel up the right way.
5 Dazzling White-Sand Beaches in the U.S.
This week, we're celebrating 4th of July by sharing some of our favorite red, white, and blue places. Yesterday, we listed natural red rock formations. Today, it's time to head to the beach.
Green Your Bedroom: Our Eco-Sex Guide
You recycle, use public transport, switch off the lights when you leave the room. . . so why not green your life in the bedroom?
Pollution Porn Is Now a Thing
Ostentatious pollution surpasses the gun rack as the measure of Red State virility.
The 5 Clearest Blue Skies in the U.S.
To celebrate 4th of July, we've traveled from red rock formations to white-sand beaches. But to find the final patriotic hue, all we had to do was look up.
Vegan Hiker Breaks Pacific Crest Trail Record
Josh Garrett hiked the trail in just over 59 days.