Monthly Archives: December 2015

A Cautionary Tale

There are places I do not revisit, unless by unbidden memory. A shiver in broad daylight, a cold sweat at midnight. How many of my nine lives have I now used? I fight with writing – afraid to glorify my foolishness. These stories, I know, are the most sellable. You can’t turn away. For each time I have wondered, ‘what

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Words from Doug Tompkins

For years I’ve dreamed about figuring out a way to protect Cochamo from development- whether in the form of damming, mining, timber, or industrial.  I envisioned something along the lines of what Doug and Kris Tompkins had done for other Chilean wildernesses: Parque Pumalin, or Parque Patagonia. I had visited both previously, and they left a major impact on me. The Tompkins strove

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