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The Douglas Tompkins’s Legacy in South America

Doug Tompkins’s Legacy: life and death of the ecological visionary behind North Face  The company co-founder Douglas Tompkins, who died last December in a kayaking accident, was an outdoorsman and environmentalist who launched two billion-dollar businesses. Those close to him recall ‘a brilliant man with an absolute passion’ for nature. In the course of his career as a conservationist, Tompkins, originally from Ohio, had preserved some 2.2m acres of land in Chile and Argentina with his wife, Kristine…