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16th September 2020

WeTwo: the mission to take disadvantaged students on an Antarctic expedition

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.

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.

9th September 2020

Raising a generation of nature-connected youth to save our planet

Max Girardeau is Director of The Visionaries, which supports young people to transition healthily into society with passion, purpose and a connection to nature. Here he argues for nature-based self-development for young people in response, among other things, to the climate crisis.

9th September 2020

The flightless traveller: journeys from around the world

Emma Gregg is an award-winning travel writer, editor and photographer, specialising in Africa. She also covers responsible and ethical tourism, and on 8th October is releasing The Flightless Traveller, an inspirational and definitive guide to greener travel, including 50 trips that can be made via land or sea. We spoke to her to learn more about the book and the notion of flightless travel.

Authors

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.

Joe Reid

Joe Reid

Joe Reid is the Founder of Brake the Cycle, a company that takes groups on bike tours across the UK and Europe. From epic adventures such as Lands End - John O’Groats to weekend retreats combining cycling and yoga, all their tours boast a unique, sustainability infused twist.

Maxwell Ayamba

Maxwell Ayamba

Maxwell Ayamba is an academic and journalist whose work focuses on environmental and racial justice. He also founded the Sheffield Environment Movement charity in 2016, to promote access and participation in the natural environment for people from black and ethnic minority communities.