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Remarkable & responsible journeys, accelerating social & environmental change
Remarkable & responsible journeys, accelerating social & environmental change

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Street Life in Kathmandu, Nepal
Shining a light on the marginalised and ignored - an appreciation of the human world by +Stephen Fabes  #marginalisation   #adventure  

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Svalbard: 93 Years Later - Spitsbergen Retraced

In August 1923, four members of Oxford University pioneered the East-West crossing of the unexplored Eastern Spitsbergen in Svalbard by ski and sled. Their pioneering endeavour captured the spirit of early Arctic exploration – determination, physical endurance and intellectual curiosity.

Ninety-three years later, five members of the same university will repeat the groundbreaking trip for entirely unsupported and seeking out previously unclimbed routes in the surrounding mountains.
They leave in July 2016. Adventure Uncovered will follow them in a four-part series this year, find out more... ‪#‎svalbard‬ ‪#‎oxforduniversity‬ ‪#‎spitsbergen‬ ‪#‎adventure‬ ‪#‎expedition‬
Watch the video here: goo.gl/svujxG

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Read our inaugural feature with Fearghal O'Nuallain, where he shares with us an educational exploration into the changing landscape of the Bolivian Andes - 'Lessons from the Bolivian Atiplano.'

#bolivia   #atiplano   #adventure   #exploration   #climatechange   #waterscarcity  

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In July Ben Lecomte will set off to become the first person to swim the Pacific Ocean to help raise awareness of climate change.
In order to accomplish this feat he'll need to swim 8 hours a day, 7 days a week for 180 days, burning as much as 10,000 calories per day, covering more than 5500 miles (8851 km) between Tokyo and San Francisco.

‪#‎longestswim‬ ‪#‎climatechange‬ ‪#‎endurance

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Instagram Adventures: Globe-trotting, BASE jumping, rope bridge-swinging inspiration channeled directly to your phone

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Video: Aleksander Doba, People's Choice Adventurer of the Year 2015 -- National Geographic

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7 adventures to earn you maximum kudos #Adventure http://buff.ly/16IftvI
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RT Adventure Uncovered: Felsted adventurer Charlie Pitcher aims to do first ever solo row around Britain Charlie Pitcher http://buff.ly/175HwpY

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Lewis Pugh #5swims, we'll be following this journey from start to finish, all the very best, incredible endeavour!
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Our 2015 Adventurers of the Year have challenged boundaries, redefined what’s possible and launched environmental movements.

Get to know rock climber Tommy Caldwell, exploratory surfer Liz Clark, blind adventurer Erik Weinhenmayer, activist and mountaineer Wasfia Nazreen, paraglider and ice climber Will Gadd, and extreme swimmer and environmentalist Lewis Pugh during a live Hangout on January 30 at 1 p.m. EST. http://on.natgeo.com/1BuyZtg

Post your questions below and on social media with #AdvOfYearChat . 
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