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Pathfinder 1: The Vigilante

Kris Tompkins has combined sharp business acumen, out-of-the-box thinking, and a rebel spirit to conserve over 57,000 square kilometers in Patagonia and Chile over the past quarter century.

By Corey Buhay

Public Lands Battle 2.0

The outdoor community’s rally of support for public lands has been dubbed the “tip of the spear.” OIA’s Executive Director Amy Roberts explains what happened, why, and where this spear may thrust next.

By Jonathan Fraenkel-Eidse

Disarming the Peat Carbon Bomb

Finland’s rewilding efforts of its vast peatlands continues to meet resistance by those who either want to drain them for forestry and farming or burn them as a dirty fossil-fuel.

By Maren Krings

A Voice for the Wilderness

This year The Conservation Alliance celebrates its 30th birthday – Executive Director John Sterling takes a look back on three decades of impact.

By Jonathan Fraenkel-Eidse

The Reef Challenge

Mass outbreaks of starfish, pollution from agriculture and a hotter sea leading to coral bleaching. Lately, the Great Barrier Reef has long been subject to a number existential challenges. Now a series of efforts are aimed at reversing the trend.

By Johan Augustin