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Snowriders International Takes a Stand Against Carbon Pollution by Karey French

17 Nov 2015

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“Climate change is a big threat to winter sports, to the mountain way of life, the biggest threat we’ve ever faced as a planet and as mountain communities we are on the front lines of that change.”- Phil Huffedt Mountain Rider’s Alliance realizes the value in involving kids in the snow sport community. Phil Huffedlt […]

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Father-Son Team Explore Effects of Climate Change

24 Jul 2014

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There is just one week left to support the Rocky Mountain Climate Rangers, a father-son team exploring the effects of climate change throughout the Rocky Mountains. Bob Berwyn and his son Dylan are setting out for “2-3 months of solid, on-the-ground environmental reporting, with no spin, and no advertising.” The Berwyns will travel high and low to […]

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Zermatt for Sale?

24 Jul 2013

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Heliskiing

Heli-skiing vs. Protected Area? Written by Katharina Conradin I know, it is the middle of summer and it will still be a terribly long time until we can make those first smooth turns through fluffy powder… The fact is, we in Switzerland haven’t really stopped thinking about skiing so far, and the reason for this […]

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Race To Save Arctic Led By XC Olympians, McCartney, Redford, And A Million Earth Citizens

13 Aug 2012

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   ©Coach Charlie Renfro By Guest Writer Suzy “Chapstick” Chaffee In the race to protect the Arctic Circle, its wildlife, and way of life of tens of millions of Arctic Aboriginals of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia who have subsisted by fishing and hunting for eons, some remarkable breakthroughs just happened […]

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A Call to Action for Aspen Locals

28 Feb 2012

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The following op piece was written by Micah Parkin and was orginally pubilished in the Aspen Times… Even since the summer of ’49, when Albert Schweitzer came to town to help the Paepckes celebrate Goethe, Aspen has been a leader in American society. Historically that leadership was in arts and culture, music and ideas. Today, […]

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10 Tips for a Zero-Waste Household

31 Jan 2012

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A year’s worth of solid waste from Bea Johnson’s home fits in a quart-sized jar. Here’s how you can reduce yours. by Bea Johnson A few years ago, my husband and I decided that we wanted a better world for our two boys, now 10 and 11 years old. We embarked on a journey to […]

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