When Swedish mountain guide Per Ås lost half of his left index finger, he started to question if he would ever find his way back to working in the mountains. A few years later, he has learned to live with it.
One young couple’s unexpected career path of farming sea vegetables drew them back to their roots and brought a promising climate-change solution to their coastal hometown.
As the proprietor of Cold Antler Farm, a 6.5-acre span of land in Washington County, New York, Jenna Woginrich spends her days with red-tailed hawks.
Seasoned waterman, master woodworker and Patagonia Surf Ambassador Ben Wilkinson channels his skills toward a new environmental calling.
Only 4 percent of US farm owners are Hispanic. Mexican immigrant and organic farmer Javier Zamora is working to change the narrative.
Rule changes and the future of the Olympic Peninsula’s wild steelhead.
John Murray’s lifelong work to permanently protect the Badger-Two Medicine from oil and gas drilling.
Rock-climber blade techs keep the wind turbines turning, with gusto.
An unlikely community, in the most unlikely location, has become an even more unlikely force for public lands conservation.
Coal built this ski town. Can the locals keep skiing without it?
Ramón Navarro and Kohl Christensen bring Léa Brassy into the jaws of a Chilean monster.
The next nine years will be a time of resilience, rebuilding and reinvention.
The story of our switch to organic cotton starts with a bout of headaches and a trip to the lunar landscape of the San Joaquin Valley’s conventional cotton fields.
How a nonprofit that takes San Francisco kids surfing expanded its work in 2020.
For 16-year-old Bosnian Ali Sarajlić, living without the free-flowing Neretvica River is unimaginable. That’s why he has joined, and in many ways led, the continuing fight against damming it.
In Colorado’s San Luis Valley, worsening drought is causing farmers to face the prospect of losing their livelihoods. Two farmers are placing their bets on a drought-tolerant crop—industrial hemp.
In Colorado’s San Luis Valley, two farmers are growing industrial hemp to improve their topsoil—and their bottom line—as they face worsening drought.
La mort de Sion Milosky à Mavericks en 2011 a laissé la communauté du surf de grosses vagues endeuillée, pleurant une fois de plus un surfeur talentueux. C'était aussi un signal d'alarme.
Sheep (and their poop) could help California’s climate-driven wildfires. One couple is ushering in this idea with a small flock and some supportive fire departments.
Coauthor Kim McCoy recounts discovering the mystery of what lies beneath the waves, where ocean and land meet and compete.
Patagonia’s journey toward zero waste and reduced carbon emissions, failed experiments included.
Ten years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese communities are turning toward citizen-led renewable power.
Reflecting on risk and partnership in Pakistan.
Why we’re helping bring breadfruit back.
Following in Indigenous Footsteps on the Ute Pass Trail.
Two women, Black and Indigenous, reflect on the myth of the American West after horse-packing through the Sierra.
A wildlife biologist uncovers an unexpected, intersectional legacy of slavery.
A look into surfing’s impact vests and the people they’ve brought back home.
The mountain-biking star of Becoming Ruby seeks out some of skiing's most powerful females.
Protecting the Gulf of Mexico from illegal fishing.