Is The North Face worth your money?

Is The North Face worth your money?

In the mid-1960s, Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins met over a business deal. These two young men both shared a love for adventure and a passion for all things outdoors. But they also had one more thing in common. They would each found two outdoor gear companies that would become juggernauts in the field. For […]

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I Got 100 People To Stop Sucking For A Week

I Got 100 People To Stop Sucking For A Week

– [Woman] No, no it’s simple… – Ahhhh man – [Man] Ahhhhh (uptempo music) – [Auri] 500 million plastic straws are used in the US everyday. Many of those straws end up in the ocean and harm sea life. Reports predict that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. (cheery […]

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Biologists In California Are Bringing Back The Red-Legged Frog | NBC Nightly News

Biologists In California Are Bringing Back The Red-Legged Frog | NBC Nightly News

IF YOU HISLISTEN CLOSELY, YOU COULD HEAR THE SOUND OF A PARTICULAR YOU COULD HEAR THE SOUND OF A PARTICULAR FROG ALMOST TO SOUND OF A PARTICULAR FROG ALMOST TO EXTINCTION. FROG ALMOST TO EXTINCTION. THE EFFORT TO BRING EXTINCTION. THE EFFORT TO BRING THEM BACK. THE EFFORT TO BRING THEM BACK. CALL IT A […]

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Sustainable Symphony – Renewable

Sustainable Symphony – Renewable

– This is Annemarie. She faces a very interesting question: is the symphony sustainable? When we talk about building a sustainable future, we don’t normally talk about building a culture of sustainability, About changing attitudes and actions on a community level, then working your way up. That’s what Annemarie is doing. Her community just happens […]

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Why is Fjällräven so expensive?

Why is Fjällräven so expensive?

The history of Fjallraven begins a lot like most other outdoor apparel company origin stories: with a young adventurer unsatisfied with their gear. In this case, the adventurer is a twenty-something Swede named Ake Nordin, who was frustrated with the clunky wooden backpacking frames of an older generation. And so in 1960, nestled in a […]

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I Tried To Backpack Alone And Make Zero Trash

I Tried To Backpack Alone And Make Zero Trash

– In two days, I’m gonna be hiking The Trans-Catalina Trail. I’m running around trying to get last minute supplies. I’m excited for my trip, but I’m also feeling very anxious because this is my first serious backpacking trip. I’ve had a hard time this past year with some things in my personal life and […]

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Backpack Like a Pro in Yellowstone and Beyond

Backpack Like a Pro in Yellowstone and Beyond

Are you planning and preparing for a trip in the backcountry? Use these quick tips to leave no trace while traveling and camping in the backcountry and beyond. While planning ahead and preparing starts at home, it doesn’t stop once you hit the trail. Weather can change from the forecast and the needs of your […]

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