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We Can Be Both: Mothers at Work

By Patagonia   |   Apr 8, 2016 April 8, 2016

Every day in America, women return to work after the birth of a child to find an unsupportive environment lacking on-site child care, lactation programs and paid medical leave. No wonder there is an alarming lack of women in positions of leadership, board rooms and public office. Women will never… Read More

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“Real Life” Science

By Dylan Tomine   |   Apr 8, 2016 April 8, 2016

Both of my kids love their science classes in school, and Skyla often mentions wanting to be a marine biologist when she grows up. So when the field biologists from the Wild Fish Conservancy invited us to participate in some beach-seine sampling, as part of their project to assess juvenile… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: A Slosh in the Bucket

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: A Slosh in the Bucket

By Fitz Cahall   |   Mar 21, 2016 March 21, 2016

Artwork: Walker Cahall Eric Johnson lives in Sturgis, South Dakota with his wife and three young daughters. He works as a high school English teacher. He’s responsible—well, most of the time. Half way into his thirties, Eric emptied his retirement account to buy a raft, despite the fact that he… Read More

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Witness

By Diane French   |   Mar 18, 2016 March 18, 2016

Fifteen minutes before my wedding, I’m standing in front of my sister in my dress. “Can you see it?” She scans me, tilting her head to each side. “No. Can’t see it. But here, take this anyway.” Two hours from now, when the hailstorm rolls in and turns my lips purple… Read More

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Strong Families Build Strong Businesses

By Dean Carter   |   Mar 8, 2016 March 8, 2016

In the United States, up to 35 percent of working women who give birth never return to their jobs. Meanwhile, the cost of replacing employees can range from 35 to 200 percent of a worker’s salary, depending on seniority. If this seems like a shocking economic inefficiency, consider that American… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: Roll the Dice

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: Roll the Dice

By Fitz Cahall   |   Feb 5, 2016 February 5, 2016

“We started the trip without much of a purpose,” writes Fil Corbitt. “We wanted to be pushed around. Wanted to find something we didn’t know we were looking for. We wanted to take some small chance and see where we landed. And see which… Read More

Cochamó

Cochamó

By Patrick “Patch” Wilson   |   Jan 25, 2016 January 25, 2016

In early 2014, I spent some time exploring the coastline around southern Chile looking for waves and generally just checking out a place that I had always wanted to visit. I ended up heading as far south as Chiloe which is the first island on the coast of where… Read More

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

By Patagonia   |   Dec 24, 2015 December 24, 2015

Every year, we look back on the year that was—and every year, we’re deeply thankful for your support of our mission and your willingness to stand for nature in all its fullness and beauty. May the peace and joy of the holiday season be with you and… Read More

In Memoriam: Kei Taniguchi and Kenshi Imai

In Memoriam: Kei Taniguchi and Kenshi Imai

By Patagonia Japan   |   Dec 22, 2015 December 22, 2015

It is with heavy hearts that we share news of the passing of two Patagonia climbing ambassadors, Kei Taniguchi and Kenshi Imai, in two separate incidents. Kei Taniguchi passed away on December 22 at Mount Kurodake in Hokkaido, Japan. Our deepest condolences and best wishes go out to… Read More

To Those Who Loved Doug

To Those Who Loved Doug

By Rick Ridgeway   |   Dec 15, 2015 December 15, 2015

In the days since our friend and mentor Doug Tompkins lost his life in a kayaking incident, we have experienced an outpouring of condolences from thousands of people around the world. The sense of loss from people who never knew Doug, but did know his work, is palpable. A… Read More

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