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The great animal choir

His recordings capture powerful expressions of change and what it portends in localized wild habitats. When change happens in a landscape that resident animals have evolved to understand from an…

Breaking the ice

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The future of food is in the sea

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Hoover Dam

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Consuming less and doing more

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The life of a lumberjack, with Patrick Riopel

In this first episode of The Pioneers, Patrick Riopel (1936) tells us about his life as a lumberjack in Quebec during the 1950s, and teaches us how to cut down…

04. The Coral Gardeners

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Canoe Concert

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BEYRIES

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Clément Jacques

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BESIDE Magazine On The Go

Somewhere Outside

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Flies & Beer III

Flies & Beer II

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Le camp sur les îles – 2nd Edition

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Kayak sur le Fleuve

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SUP sur la Rouge

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Issue 03

What's the value of nature?

What’s at the heart of our connection to nature?

Our Issue 01 asks the most fascinating adventurers, entrepreneurs and naturalists what lies at the heart of their connection to nature. Amongst other things we learn from the wildlife protector Monsieur Pageau that looking an animal right in the eye can change your destiny from the fly-fishing tribe Hooké that a group of like-minded friends can kick-start a movement. As for Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard overcoming the challenges of a deep wilderness trek has a direct correlation with the obstacle-laden path of entrepreneurship. This first edition abounds with the stories and perspectives of a rich community of doers and thinkers…

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How do we keep the outdoors wild?

In this new issue, we brought together stories and perspectives from creative ecologists, farmers, adventurers, and philosophers who all contribute to protecting nature on a daily basis. With their help, we broke down the concept of conservation into a range of inspiring and thought-provoking topics that all answer one fundamental question: how do we keep the outdoors wild?

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What’s the value of nature?

In Issue 03, we are tackling the fascinating conundrum of nature’s worth. We are quantifying the work that nature does for us. We are looking at the real value of things when we take the loss of biodiversity into account. We are identifying what responsibilities come with making a living out of the wild. We are considering new outlooks on nature’s value, and the practices, business models, habitats, and lifestyles that they inspire. We are doing this with the help of our North American community of entrepreneurs, architects, philosophers, economists, farmers, photographers, and outdoor enthusiasts.

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