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Behind The Scenes At The Natural History Museum

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A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to get a glimpse at the insect collections, behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum, London.

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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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Explore 2013: What stories can you tell from the field?

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The best weekend of the year has come around again and adventurous folks from all around the country will be descending on the Royal Geographical Society.

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Arctic Research Bloggers

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The INTERACT network runs an arctic research blog. Here’s the latest updates from field stations right around the Northern Hemisphere…

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Heading for Lapland!

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As wikipedia quite right states, Lapland is home to Father Christmas and of course Rudolph. Amongst less import claims to fame, Lapland also has..

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10 Tips For Your First Science Expedition

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“The urge to explore a wilderness is inseparable from the desire to help save it.” – Michael Fay

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Looking Back On The Empty Quarter Expedition

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A new year and a new expedition.

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The Amazon (part 1)

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A spotlight burst into life, momentarily panning across the far bank, before returning us to darkness. Adolfo slipped the blade of his hand carved hardwood paddle into molasses coloured water, adjusting the course of our dugout canoe with precision developed over a lifetime plying these waters.

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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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Two things worth saying

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and if you put them together, this is what it boils down to.

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Friday Photo: Unexpected Visitors

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They say that a camel can smell water. I’m not sure if that’s true, but they do have a knack of turning up at camp..

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Good things happen when you least expect it

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On one particularly tiring and long day, the very instant my head hit the pillow (insert: a sandy pair of rather grim trousers) the valley boomed with the rasping bellow of an Arabian Leopard.

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