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What is Your Surf Spot Worth?

What is Your Surf Spot Worth?

Dec 4, 2007 December 4, 2007

The surf’s up in Ventura today and even though surface conditions were not perfect this morning, there’s definitely a buzz around the office. If you paddle out today, consider taking part in the following survey after your session. Thanks to Patagoniac Chad Nelsen for this submission: Researchers… Read More

Hole in the Ground Gets Some Love

Hole in the Ground Gets Some Love

Aug 17, 2007 August 17, 2007

This just in from some of the folks in our Reno Distribution Center. These people like to ride, which is why they pitch in every year to make sure one of their favorite trails stays in good shape. On Tuesday August 8/7, eight Patagonia employees from Reno worked on… Read More

Climate Talks in Bali

Climate Talks in Bali

Dec 13, 2007 December 13, 2007

For those who haven’t been paying attention to the ongoing climatetalks on the island of Bali, Indonesia, representatives from the US,Japan and a few other countries have been dragging theirfeet again in negotiations on a sucessor to the Kyoto Protocol when itexpires in 2012. Right now they’re refusing to sign… Read More

Keeping the Commuting Spirit Alive

Keeping the Commuting Spirit Alive

Jun 6, 2007 June 6, 2007

They say it takes about 30 days to form a new habit. It’s been about 30 days since we got rollingwith our Bike to Work Week festivities, so it’s time to check in: How y’all doing with that new habit of rolling through the sunny summer mornings on your way… Read More

California No Drive Day This Sunday

California No Drive Day This Sunday

Apr 23, 2007 April 23, 2007

Nora Gallagher, our Environmental Editor, just sent word about a simple day of action we can all participate in this Sunday, not just Californians. The embedded video will also appear on Current TV. A few months ago, I was talking to my friend Judy in… Read More

Join Earth Hour on March 29

Join Earth Hour on March 29

Mar 26, 2008 March 26, 2008

On March 29th at 8pm my household will join the worldwide stand against global warming. Earth Hour 2008 uses simple methods to send a powerful message on the need for action against global warming. Each year my household (Dane and I) produces 13.57 tonnes of CO2.  To offset… Read More

Not a Toll Lotta Love

Not a Toll Lotta Love

Feb 5, 2008 February 5, 2008

If you were planning on visiting the Cardiff Surf Shop tomorrow morning, please attend the Coastal Commission hearing instead. Let’s show the CC that no surf break or state park is worth sacrificing for a toll road. www.savetrestles.org… Read More

Fish-Phone. It’s Got A Nice Ring to It.

Fish-Phone. It’s Got A Nice Ring to It.

Dec 6, 2007 December 6, 2007

You might not be organic, sustainable, fair trade, or free range, but you try to make sure your shopping is. When it comes to fish, you know it’s a healthy choice, but are also aware of the impact of industrial fishing practices. Perhaps you’re even aware of Blue… Read More

Last Call, Register to Vote!

Last Call, Register to Vote!

Oct 9, 2008 October 9, 2008

This is a last friendly reminder to register to vote if you haven’t yet, and please encourage all of your friends and family to do the same. Deadlines for registration vary from state to state; some have passed but many haven’t. You can find a full list of… Read More

Lizzy Plotkin amongst the aspens with her Lackey five-string fiddle. Photo: Lydia Stern

Out with the Old: Thinking about Newness

By Molly Baker   |   Jan 16, 2020 January 16, 2020

“To change someone’s behavior, there must be rewards,” says Lizzy Plotkin. Her voice is earthy, grounded, easy and full of conviction. Horns honk, people talk, buses drive and a city thrives in the background, but she doesn’t sound like part of the chaos; she is instead superimposed into the scene. Read More

Seeking Applicants for Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council

Seeking Applicants for Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council

Dec 10, 2007 December 10, 2007

Our friends at the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary (CINMS) Advisory Council are seeking new applicants. The advisory council plays a vital function in the operation of CINMS, which has been a leader among the National Marine Sanctuaries in addressing environmental issues. NOAA’s Channel Islands National Marine… Read More

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