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The Rewards for Speaking in Schools

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After taking some time out to visit some students last week, I was over the moon to get this thank-you note.

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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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On Graduating and The Real World (it’s OK to do something different)

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When you graduate, a lot of people tell you that you need to join the real world. That you can’t necessarily expect to enjoy work because it’s work.

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The World According To… James Borrell

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A chance to witter on about all the good bits!

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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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20 Questions Worth Answering Honestly

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This brief, but worthwhile self assessment has been doing the rounds recently since first being posted by Al Humphreys.

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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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The Man Who Planted Trees

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The Man Who Planted Trees tells the tale of Elzéard Bouffier, a solitary shepherd living in the foothills of the French Alps in the early 20th century..

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Mountains and Molehills

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If you’re tired or hungry or fruitlessly laboring, it’s easy to make mountains out of mole hills..

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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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A Year on from the End of Exams

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Watching the notifications of revision despair popping up from friends still at university, exam season is clearly upon us. I can barely believe that a year has flown past since I escaped the exam hall for good and set about putting it all to use.

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14 Tips for Speaking in Schools

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Assuming you’ve managed to persuade a teacher to squeeze you in to the busy and dreaded curriculum, then you’re currently ahead..

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