This Week's Best Articles, From Around the Web

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Each week we round up four of our favorite articles, videos, and more from trusted publishers around the web

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Thursday 25 April 2019

  • Writer and notable adventurer Blair Braverman beautifully outlines what the physically and emotionally exhausting experience of mushing the 1,000-mile Iditarod dog sled race. (via Outside)

  • Contemporary legend and artist Frank Ocean talks rock climbing, writing songs, and getting “deflowered” by the music business in this rare and insightful interview. (via GayLetter)

  • An intelligent takedown of the self-serving mentality social media perpetuates, and the exploitation of the great outdoors for private gain, by way of @PublicLandsHateYou. (via The New Republic)

  • Since #EarthDay this simple image of a tiny tree posted by Canadian apparel brand Tentree has garnered nearly 14 Million likes (and counting), making it the 5th most liked post on Instagram ever. Tentree is on track to plant 1 Million trees as a result. (via Instagram)

  • Seeing as it's Earth Day week (?) and all, we want to include a shout out to Obabika, a environmentally focused nonprofit design studio worth checking out.

Thursday 18 April 2019

  • In this touching short documentary film utrarunner Rickey Gates turns to the 7x7 mile city of San Franciso in a search for a different kind of wilderness, running 1303 miles while traversing literally every single SF street in 46 days. (via Trail Runner)

  • Last Year the founder of SF clothing upstart Everlane vowed to remove all new plastic from his brand’s supply chain by 2021. Now he’s assembled a serious team to make it happen. (via Fast Company)

  • Ahead of its IPO, Airbnb continues to evolve. But with personalized trips and offers of all-inclusive vacations, literal hotel rooms, and even culinary courses, what even is Airbnb anymore? (via Quartzy)

  • In this highly visual parallax article, the Times climate team takes on North America’s shrinking glaciers, and how the effects will trickle down from Alaska and the PNW to impact much more than you may think. (via The New York Times)

Thursday 11 April 2019

  • Could NYC's 'Rat Island' become the next urban glamping destination? (via Gothamist)

  • A visually beautiful deep dive into what remains of Bears Ears as politics continue to put one of Utah’s most stunning (and previously protected) lands in danger. (via Washington Post)

  • Equality at the Boston Marathon is long overdue, and finally on its way (via Women's Running)

  • Too fast to live, too young to die: How punk is still impacting graphic design (via AIGA)

Thursday 04 April 2019

  • Patagonia stops selling its iconic power vests to financial firms and tech startups, prioritizing mission-driven companies. (via BuzzFeed News)

  • Is the answer to burnout a weekend in the woods? Microcabin startup Getaway thinks so. (via Nylon)

  • Netflix's beautiful new documentary Our Planet forces viewers to acknowledge their own complicity in the decline of nature. (via The Atlantic)

  • How the notorious Pond Skim came to mark the end to ski season across America since the 1920s. (via The Colorado Sun)

Published 05-09-2019

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