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Shirlyn Gathoni in Greenland

Report by Shirlyn Gathoni, recipient of a YET Award Over the summer, I spent four weeks on an Arctic expedition in the East of coast of Greenland. The aim of the expedition was to climb uncharted mountains and conduct biodiversity fieldwork. We travelled in a Catalina (the only sea boat of its kind in the…
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Tim Miller in Kyrgyzstan

Unclimbed Kyrgyzstan Tim Miller received an Everest Award from the YET. He was a member of a Glasgow University Expedition and this report is on the whole expedition not just Tim’s account. Tim Miller in Kyrgyzstan from theyet

Sophie Lumsdon in Borneo

Report by Sophie Lumsdon I can’t quite believe I am back from the most amazing 6 week expedition organised through the Durham University Charities Kommittee (DUCK), volunteering within two beautiful but very different areas of South-East Asia! Project Orangutan, International Animal Rescue and Fuze Ecoteer focus on the conservation of both marine and rainforest wildlife,…
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Adrian Charteris in Malawi

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Hannah Gillie in India

India Himalayas 2015 In this report I discuss my five week expedition to the Himalayas with the British Exploring Society (BES). The report is a summary of my experiences and personal development. I have also included photos and sketches from my journal. Hannah Gillie As I stared at this quote on the door of the…
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Niamh Varney in Borneo

World Challenge Borneo and Malaysia 2015 Report by Niamh Varney On the 14th of July 2015, I left Bristol for Malaysia, travelling with my World Challenge group. We left at an absurdly early hour for Heathrow Airport, all 14 of us both excited for and somewhat dreading the month to come. Within an hour of…
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Oliver Eve in Fiji

Fiji Shark Conservation Report by Oliver Eve After around 30 hours travel from Scotland I had finally arrived in Fiji, and what a wonderful arrival! 5 minutes after hopping off the plane we were serenaded down the arrival hall by two local bula singers; everyone, passengers and locals alike, was smiling. I met two other…
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Alfie Stanbury in Swaziland

Report by Alfie Stanbury Recipient of a YET Award For my world challenge trip I went to Swaziland to help children orphaned by AIDS. The trip was split into 2 parts; the project phase and the trek phase. Overall I think that the project phase of our trip went very well. When we got there…
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Alex Westin-Hardy in Romania

Report by Alex Westin-Hardy Recipient of a YET Award This summer I spent two weeks working as a Research Assistant on an Operation Wallacea expedition to the Tarnava Mare. Sitting at the foothills of the Carpathians this stunning 85,000 hectare area of Transylvania not only boasts picturesque remote Saxon villages surrounded by the most extensive…
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Emma Walters in Romania

Report by Emma Walters Recipient of a YET Award Operation Wallacea Transylvania 2015 This summer I took part in a 4-week expedition to Transylvania, Romania with Operation Wallacea. This was my first time travelling abroad and was an absolutely incredible experience! We visited a different village each week – Criţ, Daia, Apold and Malancrav, where we…
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