At the Mars Desert Research Station near Hanksville, Utah, researchers consider the possibility of exploring the red planet.
Photographer Andrew Cullen used Instagram to document his move from Maine to Colorado, capturing Western scenes of surprise and wonder.
High Country News showcases a selection of photos submitted to SAGE Magazine, a student-run environmental magazine at the Yale Forestry School. The images include beautiful wildlife photography and poignant illustrations of humans' relationship to the natural world.
A black physician wheatpastes gigantic photographs outdoors to celebrate the tribe and human experience.
For her project, Real Rural, photojournalist Lisa Hamilton traveled throughout California, interviewing and photographing scores of rural people.
The Winnemem Wintu Tribe wants to return salmon to California's McCloud River by bringing back the fish’s descendents, now in New Zealand.
David T. Hanson's disturbing photographs of industrial landscapes are "the topography of our open wounds," writes Wendell Berry in a preface to Hanson's "Waste Land: Meditations on a Ravaged Landscape."
Japanese-born photographer Kenji Kawano documents the Navajo Marines' "code talkers" of World War II in a new book.
Photographs and recipes from Home on the Range: A Culinary History of the American West by Cathy Luchetti.
Photos and quotes from the book Quiet Pride: Ageless Wisdom of the American West, by Robert Alan Clayton and J. Bourge Hathaway.