Having never kayaked before, Ian set off to hike and paddle Sri Lanka’s longest river from source to sea. From the country’s third highest peak – Totapola Kanda – Ian travelled through tea plantations, ancient city-states, and modern tourist destinations. This journey challenged his ideas of river travel and demonstrated the difficulties of water security for developing nations.
From the Arctic to the Antarctic via the Sahara and the Central Lakes of Africa, these watches were used by almost all the well-known explorers of the period including Joseph Thomson, Ernest Shackleton and Col. P Fawcett.
4 November 2019
Today is GIS Day and users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology are highlighting its benefits and the difference it makes to our everyday lives.
14 November 2018
With the fieldwork for Migrants on the margins well underway, we focus on the work of PhD student Selina Pasirayi
8 June 2018
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