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22nd November 2019

The Great Green Hope

Earlier this year, filmmaker Reza Pakravan completed an epic 5,000-mile traverse of Africa’s troubled Sahel region. He tells Ben Willis about how, despite war, terrorism and environmental breakdown he still found hope for the future and a rich cultural heritage surviving amidst the chaos

15th April 2019

Hike the line

With tensions running high over the US-Mexico border, Sam Firman hears from Claire Wernstedt-Lynch and Tenny Ostrem about their experiences hiking 2,000 miles through a geopolitical hotspot

Authors

Sam Firman

Sam Firman

A freelance writer exploring the links between adventure, travel and social progress with a background in social innovation. Recently moved from London to Vancouver for access to the mountains.

Adventure Uncovered

Adventure Uncovered

Adventure Uncovered influences social and environmental change through responsible adventure.

Helen Taylor

Helen Taylor

Helen is a multimedia, NCTJ qualified journalist, as well as a writer covering conservation, travel, the environment and culture. Her articles have been published in Oceanographic Magazine, Geographical Magazine, Sidetracked, Adventure Travel magazine and Adventure Uncovered.