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Bitterroot

Jake Bullinger

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10 January 2020

Bozeman, Montana, United States

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Outdoor enthusiasts make effective citizen scientists. In Montana, Adventure Scientists pairs outdoor adventure-seekers with scientists looking to collect data in remote locations. The volunteers gather data that info...

Yes! Magazine

Liz Brazile

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15 November 2018

San Diego, United States

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Programs like Outdoor Outreach in San Diego are working to help at-risk youth engage with nature and outdoor recreation, activities that have often been associated with "economic privilege and whiteness," by providing...

The Christian Science Monitor

Patrik Jonsson

29 October 2018

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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The new Atlanta United soccer team has brought excitement and community to many areas of the city - but perhaps the most unusual spot is public transport stops. “Station soccer” now is activating spaces at two MARTA t...

The Colorado Sun

Jason Blevins

19 October 2018

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Outdoor recreation offices, started and spread by Luis Benitez, are growing from Colorado to Puerto Rico to potentially even Panama. By focusing on spurring economic development and job growth, promoting health, and h...

The New York Times

Zach Montague

9 October 2018

West Virginia, United States

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Small towns in West Virginia are a natural oasis for adventure lovers from urban and rural areas alike; towns like Davis and Fayetteville are succesfully capitalizing on their natural resources to increase tourism and...

The Colorado Sun

Jason Blevins

3 October 2018

Crested Butte, Colorado, United States

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A Colorado bike builder creates adapted cycles for athletes who otherwise rely on wheelchairs for mobility. The cycles allow adventurous people with disabilities to ride trails and access difficult terrain.

The Colorado Sun

Jason Blevins

28 September 2018

Colorado, United States

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When faced with the challenge of creating a better raft to access unexplored whitewater, a family devised what is now known as the Alpacka Raft. Changing the way people can explore the outdoors, the family company has...

The Huffington Post

Jamie Millar

11 August 2018

Nailsworth, England, United Kingdom

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The consumption of meat and dairy has long been deemed a leading cause of climate change, yet production continues to rise. To contribute to environmental sustainability, Dale Vince – owner of the U.K.’s Forest Green ...

Bright Magazine

Priti Salian

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14 March 2018

India

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Organizations in India are providing avenues for the disabled to participate in sports such as mountaineering, biking, and scuba-diving. A disabled person is matched with an able-bodied person and the two collaborate ...

Outside

Krista Langlois

31 January 2018

United States

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As the United States grapples with its culture of sexual harassment and assault, women in the outdoor industry are starting demand action. Particularly in river guiding, harassment and discrimination are built into th...

National Geographic

Tik Root

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29 June 2017

South Dakota, United States

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ParkRx, as one of many new programs spanning several states, allow doctors to give out Park Prescriptions to their patients in order to encourage them to go to parks and get physical activity. These programs are a way...

The New York Times

Megan Specia

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Robin Lindsay

4 June 2017

Rwanda

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In Rwanda, women are breaking gender stereotypes by playing soccer. After the Rwandan genocide of 1994, Felicite Rwemarika used her own money to fund the organization Women in Sport. Since then, it’s helped women proc...

The New York Times

Winnie Hu

11 August 2016

New York, New York, United States

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Even though natural parks are in close proximity to New York City’s metropolitan hub, many are inaccessible and overlooked areas for recreation and sport. Conservation groups, including the Natural Areas Conservancy a...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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11 December 2014

Charleston, South Carolina, United States

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A overview of 2014's Fixes columns - connecting the dots between 60 or so ways that people are trying to change the world.

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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9 October 2014

Santiago, Chile

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The Homeless World Cup is the premier soccer tournament for homeless players. Programs around the world use soccer as a means of building a sense of community, sublimating negative energies, and encouraging personal g...

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