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‘Douglas Tompkins: A Wild Legacy’

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Douglas Tompkins: A Wild Legacy is a film by James Q Martin and Chris Cresci about the life, work, and passions of The North Face and Esprit co-founder Douglas Tompkins. Doug was a world-renowned adventurer, entrepreneur, and conservationist. In the early 1990s, he moved to Chile to pursue conservation work full time with his wife, Kristine McDivitt Tompkins, the former CEO of Patagonia, Inc. Together, over the last 25 years, Doug and Kris protected 2.2 million acres, more land than any other individuals. The foundations under the Tompkins Conservation umbrella, along with their partners, have created five national parks in Chile and Argentina and are in the process of developing five more.