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In Memory of Doug Tompkins

Adapted with permission from an essay originally published on The Dark Mountain Project. On December 8, 2015, the conservationist and philanthropist Doug Tompkins died at 72 years old in a canoeing accident in Patagonia, Chile, where he lived. I knew Doug a little, having spent some time with him and his wife Kris in Chile a few […]