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ISPO Awards Sustainability

ISPO Awards Sustainability

A snowy fair concluded earlier this month at ISPO Munich, where sustainability was once again a winner at the annual ISPO Awards ...
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Vegan Leather

Vegan Leather

Vegan leather is trending – but is Vegan Leather an ethical, sustainable alternative or is it just plastic in new wrapping? ...
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ISPO Sustainability Events

Sustainability at Fairs

With back-to-back fairs, the next seven days are bound to be busy for outdoor folks. EOG's Jane Turnbull and OIA's Nikki Hodgson share which sustainability events you need to look out for ...
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Nature by Prescription

Nature by Prescription

Anybody who regularly spends time outdoors knows it: nature does body, mind and soul good. In the Shetland Isles, the medical community finally seems to be catching on ...
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Ibera Park Argentina

A Gift of Land

Thanks to the Tompkins Conservation foundation, South America gains vast new parklands in what's dubbed as history's greatest donation of land from a private actor to a country ...
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Coal Plant

CO2: we must pay our debts

The EU Emissions Trading Scheme has been widely criticized. But after its revamp last year, emitting greenhouse gases will begin to cost more – and outdoor companies can participate voluntarily ...
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Biodegradable - Nature's Solution or Dead End?

Biodegradable – Nature’s Solution or Dead End?

Throughout history, human technologies have more or less unwittingly been in harmony with nature’s cycles. Not any more ...

Stories

P.O.W's Radical

P.O.W’s Radical

Professional snowboarder and activist Marie-France Roy is fighting for the survival of her sport, joining the newest Protect Our Winters branch and releasing a film that goes way beyond snowboarding ...
The Renaissance Man

The Renaissance Man

Like a modern-day da Vinci, Tobias Luthe routinely crosses the imagined disciplines of our world and follows his unquenchable curiosity down whatever paths it leads ...
Aspen's Straight Shooter

Aspen’s Straight Shooter

According to Auden Schendler of Aspen Skiing Company, what we really need is a revolution – the outdoor industry’s beloved public lands will quickly become unrecognizable without one.  ...
FAQ: Down Insulation

FAQ: Down Insulation

As with all products derived from living animals and produced on an industrial-scale, there are undeniably animal welfare concerns with down. Suston helps you navigate them ...
Plan B in the Alps

Plan B in the Alps

Will we meet the UN’s climate goals from the Paris Agreement? No one knows. In the Alps, a number of ski destinations are taking steps to prepare for winters without sufficient snowfall ...
The Competitor

The Competitor

The world’s elite downhill skiers are dependent on snow and glaciers – yet their CO2 emissions are far above average. The Swedish Alpine National Team has promised to halve its carbon footprint within four years ...

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