Through the WeTwo project, Phoebe Smith and Dwayne Fields plan to take a group of disadvantaged young people to Antarctica by expedition boat, to prove people from all backgrounds can be adventurers and inspire the next generation of environmental stewards. We chatted with them about the project.
It has been particularly challenging for Frit Sarita Tam to feel comfortable in the adventure world. As a Chinese female LGBTQ+ adventurer, she very rarely sees anybody that looks like her on stages or film. She is now taking matters into her own hands, but her story is a reminder that whatever adventure is, depends on who is and is not welcomed and represented.
Dr. Alicia Colson is an archaeologist and ethnohistorian. In this piece she writes about archeology as adventure, in the context of a long history of colonial exploration and exploitation of Indigenous peoples in the Canadian 'wilderness'.
Ninth Wave, an environmental organisation working in Mexico and the US, is pioneering the idea of 'un-exploring' as a more thoughtful, sustainable form of adventure. Our Editor asked Ninth Wave's Harriet Wood about the idea.