Saturday, July 9, 2016

Doug Tompkins: Go thou and do likewise

As a longtime conservation and outdoor advocate, I've heard of Doug Tompkins for years, but didn't know the larger arc of his story. He died late last year in a kayaking accident. Below is a short, inspiring, biographical vid that Brenan Leonard at semi-rad just pointed to last week.

If Tompkins was half as selfless and courageous as he's made out to be here, he's well worth studying:

Douglas Tompkins: Wild Legacy from Tompkins Conservation on Vimeo.

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