Patagonia and Google look to defend public lands with stunning VR film series


The Bears Ears region in southeastern Utah has many claims to fame. It’s the sacred home to five Native American tribes, a popular spot for rock climbers and outdoor enthusiasts from around the U.S., and the location of tens of thousands of archaeological sites.

But despite Bears Ears’ importance, which earned it a national monument designation just weeks before President Barack Obama left office, the area is still threatened due to fossil fuel interests and politics. Now, a new series of interactive, virtual reality short films will take you there, so you can explore the landscape for yourself — and even help save it. …

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