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.
Explore South West launches with this public panel discussion on the topic "Is there anything left to explore in the 21st century?".
8 February 2019
The first woman to complete this journey, Elspeth ran the spine of Scotland, surrounded by bogs, rain and beauty.
15 March 2018
The UK Overseas Territories include vast wilderness areas across three oceans. Mark will explore these, describing transformative approaches to conservation being tested in the British Indian Ocean Territory and elsewhere.
31 October 2016
Reginald James used a set of lantern slides to illustrate his talks in Manchester.
13 June 2016
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