2019 Best Activism Stories
Climate Strike
At Patagonia, our school-skipping days are mostly behind us (and, if we’re honest, we mostly cut class for a strong swell). But we’ve been inspired by the #FridaysForFuture protests and the global mobilization of youth around the climate crisis. We also believe it shouldn’t fall on them to do our homework for us. As youth activist Greta Thunberg said after Scotland’s first minister declared a climate emergency back in April, “Activism works. So act.” Read the Story
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Artifishal is a film about people, rivers and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss of faith in nature. About the Film
Protect the Refuge
This summer, Clare Gallagher, Tommy Caldwell and Luke Nelson explored, sweated, laughed and even cried in one of America’s greatest national treasures, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. They learned from the Gwich’in Nation about how the coastal plains in northeastern Alaska are an integral part of their cultural and spiritual livelihoods, and they were awestruck that such wildness still exists in America today. Read the Story
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