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Garrett Grove
Nine and a Half
Nine and a Half
Nine and a Half
Mattias Fredriksson

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.

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Biking Bread
Biking Bread
Biking Bread
Jeff McElroy

In San Luis Obispo, California, a team of bakers is building community by “pedaling” their wares.

5 Min. Lesezeit
Running the Isle
Running the Isle
Running the Isle
Monica Prelle

Exploring one of the least visited but most revisited national parks, on foot.

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All You Can Do
All You Can Do
All You Can Do
Mădălina Preda & Meaghen Brown

There’s so much. An interview with the co-editors of All We Can Save.

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Donating with Dignity
Donating with Dignity
Donating with Dignity
Sarah Mirk

The dos and don'ts of donating your used clothes.

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Remothering the Land
Remothering the Land
Remothering the Land

Regenerative practices and knowledge come from Indigenous and Black farmers, and support healthy soil, animals and people.

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Did You Ever Think?
Did You Ever Think?
Did You Ever Think?
Kim Strom

After a difficult year, a runner finds life anew in the Sierra.

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Biirrinba is Life
Biirrinba is Life
Biirrinba is Life
Alistair Klinkenberg

Childhood friends, Hayley Talbot and Dan Ross, are determined to save a mighty river.

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Be Brave. Be Kind. Go Get ‘Em!
Be Brave. Be Kind. Go Get ‘Em!
Be Brave. Be Kind. Go Get ‘Em!
Aimee Eaton

Raising activist anglers.

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The Ancient Tree Hunter
The Ancient Tree Hunter
The Ancient Tree Hunter
Jayme Moye

As the old-growth logging crisis heats up in Canada, a photographer goes searching for trees to save them.

11 Min. Lesezeit
Tread Lightly
Tread Lightly
Tread Lightly
Emmeline Wang

Finding the intersection of identity, stewardship and rock climbing.

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Carving Space for More Black Surfers
Carving Space for More Black Surfers
Carving Space for More Black Surfers

Building positivity, inspiration and purpose out of a racist encounter in Los Angeles.

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It’s All Home Water: The Bahamas
It’s All Home Water: The Bahamas
It’s All Home Water: The Bahamas
Nick Roberts

Roots and recovery on Abaco and Grand Bahama Islands.

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Doing the Work
Doing the Work
Doing the Work
Josh Wharton

Not totally relating to some forms of climate activism, Josh Wharton found his own way to contribute.

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Sowing Trust
Sowing Trust
Sowing Trust
Jonnah Perkins

How can an organic farmer with no successor make sure the farm will end up in good hands? Paul Bickford started his search in an unexpected place.

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Planting Beans in the Apocalypse
Planting Beans in the Apocalypse
Planting Beans in the Apocalypse
Alejandra Oliva

Finding ways to grow food and sow hope in a small apartment in Chicago.

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Small Is Still Beautiful
Small Is Still Beautiful
Small Is Still Beautiful
Rachel G. Clark

Tough and uncertain, organic cotton farming accounts for less than 1 percent of US cotton production. For this family, that’s why it’s a calling.

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A Quest for Nature
A Quest for Nature
A Quest for Nature
Esha Chhabra

Ashe and Christin Brown are parents to their 3-year-old daughter, Quest, whom they want to raise with an appreciation for the diversity of the natural world.

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Blood Memory
Blood Memory
Blood Memory
Jake Young

What if we could pass our love of a certain place through generations?

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Jerry’s Wisdom
Jerry’s Wisdom
Jerry’s Wisdom
Caroline Gleich

Caroline Gleich grapples with the fears that come with an aging parent and the pressure she feels to have a child before her dad is gone.

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Water Always Wins
Water Always Wins
Water Always Wins
Kristian Jackson

A lesson in the rules of trail building.

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Mommy, Where Do Clothes Come From?
Mommy, Where Do Clothes Come From?
Mommy, Where Do Clothes Come From?
Allison Gibson

Nearly every Wednesday, Courtney Reynolds can be found elbow-deep in a bin of someone else’s castoffs, searching for scraps of fabric and colorful quilts to deconstruct and sew into original clothing items for her three preschool-age kids, or to sell in her online shop, Napkin Apocalypse.

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Let Them Be. Patagonia Kids.
Let Them Be. Patagonia Kids.
Let Them Be. Patagonia Kids.

Kids are meant to be kids. So let them be.

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A New Surf Culture
A New Surf Culture
A New Surf Culture
Stephanie Vermillion

This Great Lakes surfer never felt represented in the surf scene, so she created a new surf culture of her own.

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Digging for Answers
Digging for Answers
Digging for Answers
Johnie Gall

We’re entering Earth’s sixth mass extinction, but clues about this climate crisis could be right under our feet.

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Four Fifths a Grizzly
Four Fifths a Grizzly
Four Fifths a Grizzly
Doug Chadwick

A book excerpt about how the microbes within us and the genes we share with other wild creatures are key dimensions of being human. Editor’s note: Prolific author and National Geographic magazine writer Doug Chadwick takes a fresh look at humans’ place in the natural world in his book, Four Fifths a Grizzly. In his…

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Hasta La Raíz
Hasta La Raíz
Hasta La Raíz

How can Hispanic farmworkers become farm owners? For Mexican immigrant Javier Zamora, the sunup to sundown work ethic was already there—he just needed some support from his community.

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11:48
The Nautical Farmers
The Nautical Farmers
The Nautical Farmers
Erin Grace Scottberg

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.

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The Flight of the Farmer
The Flight of the Farmer
The Flight of the Farmer

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.

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Garbage Bins for the Ocean
Garbage Bins for the Ocean
Garbage Bins for the Ocean
Gabriela Aoun

Seasoned waterman, master woodworker and Patagonia Surf Ambassador Ben Wilkinson channels his skills toward a new environmental calling.

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¡Échale ganas!
¡Échale ganas!
¡Échale ganas!
Nathan Harkleroad

Only 4 percent of US farm owners are Hispanic. Mexican immigrant and organic farmer Javier Zamora is working to change the narrative.

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Last Chance to Get It Right
Last Chance to Get It Right
Last Chance to Get It Right
Gregory Fitz

Rule changes and the future of the Olympic Peninsula’s wild steelhead.

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Undeniable
Undeniable
Undeniable
Cassidy Randall

John Murray’s lifelong work to permanently protect the Badger-Two Medicine from oil and gas drilling.

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Girl Crush
Girl Crush
Girl Crush
Natasha Woodworth

On designing our women’s climbing pants.

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Born with This
Born with This
Born with This
Steve Duda

The last days of the Klamath River dams.

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The High Life
The High Life
The High Life
Jeff McElroy

Rock-climber blade techs keep the wind turbines turning, with gusto.

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