Russell McLendon

I am a science journalist with more than a decade of experience covering a variety of topics related to environmental and human health. I am especially focused on humans' connections with nature, from biophilia and home gardening to our roles in the climate crisis and wildlife declines.
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8 Hiking Boots for Men That Your Feet Will Love

Good footwear is essential gear for most hiking trips. So here are expert tips for choosing the best hiking boots for men. Plus, some specific recommendations.