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Every voice counts… even mine: how Fion Lam took action to detox the outdoors

Blog entry by Fion Lam | February 11, 2016

One week, 150 actions, 21 countries. Outdoor lovers around the globe have taken to the streets, shops, fields, mountains and woods everywhere to ask The North Face and Mammut to stay true to their values of love and respect for nature...

Big news for bees

Blog entry by Luís Ferreirim | February 9, 2016

As ecological farming and the market for organic food continues to grow across the globe, I’m heartened to see that the same is true in Spain, my home country, where we are going through one of the worst economic crises in recent...

Solar is changing lives in Brazil. Here’s how.

Blog entry by Rebecca Field | February 9, 2016

Around the world, solar power is transforming communities and changing lives. From India to Canada, this clean and abundant energy source is creating jobs, providing clean water and powering schools. In Brazil, the solar...

Refugee turtle

Blog entry by Nikos Charalambides | February 9, 2016

The news passed quietly, but not without significance. I heard that a wounded and weakened loggerhead sea turtle washed ashore on the rocky Farmakonisi Island in the Aegean Sea, where it lay for several days slowly losing its strength.

New Zealand, not John Keyland

Blog entry by Sophie Schroder | February 5, 2016

The fact that TPPA protestors managed to bring Auckland’s entire CBD to a standstill yesterday is a testament to just how powerful a tool people power is. Even better, it shows us it’s a card we all have in our back pockets. ...

After 20 years, Canada's Great Bear Rainforest gets the protection it needs

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | February 3, 2016

At long last, today we celebrate the protection of the Great Bear Rainforest  – one of the largest remaining coastal temperate rainforests on earth. Greenpeace Canada began protesting against the destruction of the Great Bear...

The North Face and Mammut can't take PFC pollution back

Blog entry by Mirjam Kopp | February 3, 2016

Nature lovers and long-time customers across the globe are asking outdoor brands Mammut and The North Face to stop using hazardous chemicals to produce their gear. The past 4 days alone have seen almost 100 protests in 13 countries...

What do over 5 million cows + relaxed environmental regulations equal?

Blog entry by Genevieve Toop | February 3, 2016

Answer? A fresh water crisis. Gone are the days of Aussies telling Kiwi sheep jokes. In the past 20 years, sheep,  pine trees and shrub have made way for more and more cows,  mostly for intensive dairying.   At the same time our...

Great news for outdoor lovers: high performance without PFCs is possible

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | February 2, 2016

"Going PFC-free in one of the world's most extreme and challenging natural environments is possible. I can do it". This was the idea David Bacci – an Italian professional climber – submitted to us when we asked the outdoor community...

Vietnam ditches coal…meanwhile in NZ, we’re applying for more mines

Blog entry by Sophie Schroder | January 29, 2016

Coal is widely considered a dead industry here in New Zealand, where yonks ago we discovered the benefits of hydro dams far outweighed unprofitable, unsafe, dirty mines. We like to think that coal is one of those outdated things...

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