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This Cryptomeria corridor near the Togakushi Shrine in Nagano Prefecture pulls tree-seeking crowds from Tokyo to walk through towering Japanese red-cedar, pay their respects to nature and ask for the protection of something in their lives. Honshu, Japan. Photo: Garrett Grove
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Excerpt from “The Responsible Company” by Yvon Chouinard

Excerpt from “The Responsible Company” by Yvon Chouinard

By Yvon Chouinard & Vincent Stanley   |   May 31, 2012 May 31, 2012

We are still in the earliest stages of learning how what we do for a living both threatens nature and fails to meet our deepest human needs. The impoverishment of our world and the devaluing of the priceless undermine our physical and economic well-being. Yet the depth and breadth of… Read More

Is Global Warming Affecting the Surf?

Is Global Warming Affecting the Surf?

By Belinda Baggs   |   Aug 23, 2007 August 23, 2007

Global warming may be a mainstream issue now, but it’s far from being cut and dry. Some people think it’s a myth (read the comments), some think it’s the end of the world and the rest see it as something in between. The scope and complexity… Read More

[Sunrise on the Blackfoot River. Photo: © Jeremiah Watt]

Phosphate Mining: Sealing Southern Idaho’s Fate?

By Jeremiah Watt   |   Feb 15, 2011 February 15, 2011

Flipping through travel planners and vacation ads, southeast Idaho sounds much like the glorious west of old. A wild untarnished space, home to elk, moose, deer, and many other species of wildlife, with hundreds of miles of rivers and creeks, all bursting with wild native trout. It is. Or… Read More

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Geography Lessons: On Exploring Unmapped (to You) Places

By Lisa Richardson   |   Feb 1, 2017 February 1, 2017

One Christmas, my brother gifted me a copy of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. I hate those kind of books. He and his girlfriend could both name-drop dozens of the tick-listed destinations, but I was mostly perplexed. What did you do there? Came, saw, conquered—never to look back. Read More

Up with Down

Up with Down

Apr 23, 2008 April 23, 2008

Because the best down comes from mature geese and because the Eastern Europeans prefer older and larger geese, the best down tends to come from Eastern Europe. The down is harvested and then separated into different grades depending on the quality of down. Hit the jump for more… Read More

Vote the Environment

Vote the Environment

By Yvon Chouinard   |   Oct 29, 2010 October 29, 2010

From our boss, a note about voting. [Yvon Chouinard. Photo: Bill Klyn] My friend Tom Brokaw recently wrote an op-ed about an issue gone missing in this election — the war, the two wars, we’ve been involved in for the past decade, that… Read More

Tales of Dislocated Body Parts

Tales of Dislocated Body Parts

By Kelly Cordes   |   Oct 27, 2010 October 27, 2010

After the fifth lower I called “off,” grimaced, untied with one hand and walked cautiously to a flat rock. Dammit, I’m getting sick of this. Across the valley El Capitan rose straight skyward and I sat down, surrounded by dirt, pine and granite. Clouds moved, darkening, signing an incoming… Read More

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