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Expedition Update: Wadi Mouth

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We are now settled on the beach at the mouth of the Wadi and have spent the morning scrambling up the Wadi to make an initial assessment..

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Expedition Update: Chief Leader

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The basecamp seems desolate and deserted after both groups left to pursue their own adventures..

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Expedition Update: Elusive Inhabitants

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Our time studying the sands is drawing to a close. Now, after many days exploring the area, is when we hope our hard work will be rewarded..

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A small corner of the Amazon

If I were to say the word ‘rainforest’ what normally springs to mind is an endless expanse of untamed wilderness..

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Words from the White Continent

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“We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death..

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Expedition Update: Omani Scientists

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The walks and trapping are all new for our Omani students and rangers. They are enjoying their time out in the desert (Al Hashman) learning new techniques..

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Expedition Update: Salaam wa-alakum

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Salaam wa-alakum min Oman, or hello from Oman as we have learnt from our new friends. We have now been joined by..

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It was not a race

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One of the biggest misconceptions about the Terra Nova Expedition, is that it was intended as a race to reach the South Pole. The expedition was in fact primarily scientific, and vastly increased..

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Expedition Update: Desert Camp

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Base camp initially appeared imposing; a natural amphitheater flanked by large dunes with few signs of life..

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Expedition Update: Departure

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With the advance party in the field last week, Sunday saw the rest of the team flying out to meet them..

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Empty Quarter Expedition: Oman

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On January the 8th, I depart with a team from across the UK on an expedition to the Empty Quarter and Dhofar Mountains of Oman. Our primary aim is to establish the presence of the critically endangered Arabian Leopard..

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Empty Quarter Expedition: Facts

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Prior to planning an expedition to the country, I knew embarrassingly little about Oman. I still don’t know very much..

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