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Stories

10th September 2020

A Q+A with eco-adventurer, Planet Patrol founder and cancer survivor Lizzie Carr

Lizzie Carr is an eco-adventurer, writer, environmental consultant and founder of Planet Patrol - a global movement for tackling plastic waste and other environmental degradation with more than 15,000 volunteers around the world. She also survived a cancer diagnosis aged 26. We chatted with her to find out more about her work.

20th May 2019

Rivers less rafted

During an epic raft trip down Pakistan’s Hunza River, Jonathan Rider and Edmund Le Brun witnessed how investment from China is bringing many economic opportunities to local communities, but also new cultural and environmental pressures

11th April 2019

KEEN announce inaugural European better takes action boat tour

Values lead outdoor brand KEEN leap into spring with a renewed vigour and commitment to ‘taking action’, a longstanding philosophy that protecting the places we play, supporting communities in need and reducing impact through actions big and small can make a better world

18th February 2019

The joy of tiny midlife adventures

Writer and filmmaker Jo Moseley reflects on the pleasures found in small adventures and the benefits these escapes can offer women leading busy family and working lives

Authors

Jo Moseley

Jo Moseley

Writer and filmmaker Jo Moseley is known as HappyHealthy50 on Instagram. She is 53 and lives on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. She has two sons aged 21 and 17 and is a practice manager for an engineering company, recently starting teaching deep water running, hydro jog and aqua fit.

James Wight

James Wight

Co-Founder of Adventure Uncovered, James is an ex-Marketing Director, part-time photographer, volunteer, and writer, spending as much time as possible in the ocean or on mountains. He's obsessed with cabins, sustainability, and enjoys the intersectionality between human and environmental stories and challenging the status quo.

Rosie Riley

Rosie Riley

Co-Founder/Director of Adventure Uncovered, writer and dedicated North Sea surfer who settles for cycling, running and outdoor swimming when in London. Advocate and promoter of sustainability and clean technology in the UK corporate sector and developing countries.