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Don’t Dam Patagonia: Now Is the Time to Dig In

Don’t Dam Patagonia: Now Is the Time to Dig In

By Craig Childs   |   Jul 5, 2011 July 5, 2011

As the new Patagonia catalog hits your mailbox, we asked Craig Childs the author of " [Taking the power of the Rio Baker's still-wild waters. All photos: ©James Q Martin] We did good work down there – interviews and camera lenses. We sat in a bishop's house… Read More

Stew-Pot Protest at Patagonia Headquarters for a Patagonia Without Dams – Take Action Today [Updated]

Stew-Pot Protest at Patagonia Headquarters for a Patagonia Without Dams – Take Action Today [Updated]

By Jim Little   |   May 20, 2011 May 20, 2011

We came armed with double boilers, frying pans and casserole pots. Banging on cookware in noisy opposition to the proposed construction of five mega-dams in Chile’s wild Aysén region, about 500 employees from Patagonia’s worldwide operations joined the wave of worldwide protests against the proposed industrialization of… Read More

Chilean Government Approves Dam Project Despite Public Opposition

Chilean Government Approves Dam Project Despite Public Opposition

By localcrew   |   May 9, 2011 May 9, 2011

The Patagonian region of southern Chile is considered one of the world's last, great wildernesses, dubbed an "eco-gem" for its rare fauna, ice-sculptured fjords and almost total absence of industrial development. Less destructive alternative energy sources are abundant, and the Chilean government may not fully appreciate the significant tourism… Read More

It’s Always Worth It

It’s Always Worth It

By Fletcher Chouinard   |   Feb 16, 2011 February 16, 2011

Editor’s note: The Surfer’s Journal subscribers will recognize our ad from the new 20th anniversary issue (Volume 20, Number 1, February-March 2011). Today, Fletcher Chouinard shares a story about the… Read More

Sunrise Lefts

Sunrise Lefts

May 27, 2010 May 27, 2010

Cyrus Sutton just posted this video of one of his dawn patrols in Chile. He and his girl sharing lefts with nobody else out for a full 45 minutes. Guest appearance by Patagonia R3 wetsuit. Read More

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