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Why Former Patagonia CEO Made The Largest Land Donation In History

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Earlier this month Kristene Tompkins, leader of Tompkins Conservation and former CEO of Patagonia, announced she would make a donation of 1 million acres of land to the Chilean government, making it the largest private donation of land to a country ever.

The announcement comes after decades of work and negotiations by Tompkins and her late husband and North Face co-founder, Douglas Tompkins.