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HUGE treasure hunt now underway

HUGE treasure hunt now underway

The longest recreational trail in the world - Canada's aptly named Great Trail - is celebrating its first ...
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Travel award on tour

Travel award on tour

Looking for an award-winning sustainable destination for your next vacation? The World Travel Awards have been around since 1993 ...
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Pioneering work by Houdini

Pioneering work by Houdini

Carbon Footprint? A good start! But this Swedish outdoor brand's new sustainability report takes it to the next ...
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We Are A Force

Together we are a force

The Outdoor Industry Association steps up its advocacy and sustainability game at this year’s Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, ...
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Wildfire in Yosemite

Feeling the heat?

Remember when you only needed to check the weather bulletin for rain before heading to the hills? Air ...
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NGO Canopy Plant

Hello? It’s 2018!

Vancouver-based NGO Canopy fumes on Twitter as loggers continue to cut down massive old growth trees for clothing, packaging, ...
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REI Rising Tide

REI’s Rising Tide

$2.6 Billion in annual revenues – when the American outdoor retailer Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) makes a move, the outdoor industry pays attention. Luckily, this giant is of the friendly variety. REI has been on the Forbes’ list of the ...

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Do your best, offset the rest?

Do your best, offset the rest?

After doing everything else to reduce carbon emissions, one way for companies and individuals to take responsibility for whatever emissions remain is carbon offsetting. Suston meets with Myclimate's Marketing Manager Kai Landwehr to learn more ...
China's National Parks Reinvented

China’s National Parks Reinvented

The plan to make ten huge national parks around China has rolled out. But nature conservancy is nothing new to China. In fact, one could argue this is where it all began. On September 26 ...
Zero Footprints

Leaving Zero (Carbon) Footprints

British photographers Ted Leeming and Morag Paterson have been living a low-impact lifestyle for decades, demonstrating that the good life needn’t be a carbon-intensive one. Now they have a mission: to leverage the power of ...
Stores with a cause defy "death of retail"

Stores with a cause defy “death of retail”

Retail consultant Anny Cardinahl explains why passion for sustainability can bring new clients to outdoor stores. With the catchline “the death of retail” appearing regularly in the headlines, you needed strong nerves to be a ...
Langbrett

Redefining retail: where customers become community

Far from the glossy high-street corners of high-end retailers, Langbrett finds itself in obscure parts of town where customers are encouraged to join the community, to get involved, or to simply hang out. Leaving the ...
Facts you should know about microplastics

Facts you should know about microplastics

We are becoming increasingly aware of the problems caused by microplastics. Suston gives you a quick lesson on the subject. What are microplastics and where do they come from? Microplastics are defined as tiny fragments ...

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