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9th November 2022

Egyptian brutality and the moral mess of COP27

COP27 in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh has begun. Environmentalists around the world are watching for new announcements, progress on climate action, and in the UK – among other events – Ride The Change recently cycled across the country in solidarity with the idea of a future planet fit for human habitation.

17th October 2022

The ticking clock of climate change

In 2019 the climate movement experienced a wave of energy and success, centred around school strikes and Extinction Rebellion. But three years later, as crises loom larger still, that impetus has waned. Sam Knights reflects on the journey and state of the movement.

7th October 2022

The Bahnar Jo Long: animism in the mountains of Vietnam

The Bahnar Jo Long are one of 40 hill-tribe groups indigenous to Vietnam’s Central Highlands. As animists they live in intimate harmony with the forest, but illegal logging and infrastructure development threaten their way of life. Photographer Jim Johnston was honoured to be their guest for a while.

7th October 2022

The onward journey

Dougald Hine’s travels as a young man, hitchhiking and backpacking through a time of apparent political plenty, seem to belong to a different era. Today, in the age of XR, what does it mean to travel onwards? And, more importantly, what does it mean to come home?

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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.

Adventure Uncovered

Adventure Uncovered

Adventure Uncovered influences social and environmental change through responsible adventure.

Sam Firman

Sam Firman

Sam is the Adventure Uncovered Editor. He's a freelance writer interested in outdoor culture, geography and social issues. He recently moved from the UK to Vancouver, for more mountain time, and spends much of his spare time sliding on snow and climbing on rocks.