How A Skeptical Rancher, Aided By An Outdoors Brand, Turned Climate Friendly

How A Skeptical Rancher, Aided By An Outdoors Brand, Turned Climate Friendly

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Lani Estill has started incorporating climate-friendly farming practices on her ranch, such as composting. Now, her ranch takes the equivalent of 850 cars worth of carbon dioxide out of the air and into the ground.

It took a bit of arm-twisting to get on board because of previous encounters with environmentalists. But now, partnered with The North Face, the ranch sustainably produces wool for outdoor clothing.

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