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My Favourite Book This Year

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One-third of the world’s wild nature has been lost since I was a child and first heard the word ‘conservation’. That’s what keeps me awake at night.

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Big Expeditions with (real) Purpose

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The media loves big, exciting, daring adventures and expeditions.

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Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation

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Anyone who knows me or reads this blog, will probably know how much I hark on about the joys of science and adventure.

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Guest Post: The International Citizen Service (Adventures in Sierra Leone)

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My world revolves around conservation, and because of that I think I’m often guilty of forgetting the importance of humans in the equation.

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10 Favourite Wild Camping Spots

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To really get to know a country, you have to wild camp.

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10 Lessons Learned from Expeditions

I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything.

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Ideas or Actions

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I spent this evening daydreaming about possible expeditions. Fittingly, in the pub just down the road from the Royal Geographical Society.

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Friday Photo: Kosovo

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Perhaps rightly so, we were a little apprehensive of passing through Kosovo on our journey from London to Istanbul. In fact, given recent unrest in the Northern area around Mitrovica we had decided to avoid the country all together.

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London to Istanbul: Punkt in Review

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A map of our overland journey from London to Istanbul.

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Don’t be afraid to look a little closer

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A bird in the hand is definitely worth two in the bush – at least in terms of inspiring young people to take an interest in wildlife and conservation…

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8 reasons to go on your first expedition (and one not to)

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Embarking on my first was a fluke. Back in the days of ‘msn’ I heard from a friend about an expedition to Svalbard. Sounded interesting, though I confess to not having a clue what Svalbard was..

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The Importance of Expedition Hardships

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I often get asked why I go on expeditions. What’s the point? Why put up with hardships and trials and bad days? Why go far away from the comforts of civilization and stability?

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