Patagonia reimagines capitalism by making Earth sole shareholder

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“Instead of “going public,” you could say we’re “going purpose.” Instead of extracting value from nature and transforming it into wealth for investors, we’ll use the wealth Patagonia creates to protect the source of all wealth.” — Patagonia CEO Yvon Chouinard

In Episode 301 of District of Conservation, Gabriella has three updates: the rescinding of the USDA APHIS wild game bird import rule, credit card companies creating merchant category codes (MCCs) for gun purchases, and Patagonia making Earth its primary shareholder. Tune in!

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EP 304: Monica Medina, Wife of WH Chief of Staff Ron Klain, Appointed Special Envoy for Biodiversity & Water Resources District of Conservation

In Episode 304 of District of Conservation, Gabriella investigates and discusses the appointment of Monica Medina as the State Department's newly-created position: Special Envoy for Biodiversity & Water Resources. She discusses Ms. Medina's connections, her background, and her environmental positions. Tune in! SHOW NOTES State Department: Monica P. Medina Named Special Envoy for Biodiversity and Water Resources Monica Medina's Background Washington Post: In a first, U.S. appoints a diplomat for plants and animals Huffington Post: The Green New Deal's Sudden Popularity Is A Reason For Climate Change Optimism Our Daily Planet Our Daily Planet: Monica Medina Author Page Harvard University: UNDERSTANDING THE GREEN NEW DEAL WITH MONICA MEDINA — Support this podcast:
  1. EP 304: Monica Medina, Wife of WH Chief of Staff Ron Klain, Appointed Special Envoy for Biodiversity & Water Resources
  2. EP 303: Groups Oppose Lead Ammo and Tackle Ban on Public Lands
  3. EP 302: Sue Tidwell, Author of "Cries of the Savanna"
  4. EP 301: USDA Import Rule Update, Merchant Category Codes for Guns, Patagonia Virtue Signals Again
  5. EP 300: United Kingdom Rescinds 2019 Fracking Ban


9/12: Allowance of Hunter Harvested Wild Bird Game Carcasses from Canada

Delta Applauds USDA APHIS for Reversal of Regs on Hunters Importing Waterfowl from Canada

DOJ 2019 Study: Criminals Get Guns Off Black Market, Not Stores

CNBC: Payments giants to apply new code identifying sales at U.S. gun stores

VISA: Protecting legal commerce

Patagonia: Earth is now our only shareholder

‘The President Stole Your Land’: Patagonia, REI blast Trump on national monument rollbacks

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke cleared in Utah monument probe

2020: Patagonia A-Hole Tag

Artifishal: A critical review


  • Gabriella Hoffman
  • Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer.
  • She hosts the “District of Conservation” podcast and CFACT’s original YouTube series “Conservation Nation.” Learn more about her work at

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September 19, 2022 

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