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conservation Ring Ouzels on the Eastern Edges

The eastern Peak District is home to a small but significant population of breeding Ring Ouzels, a bird on the Red List of conservation concern. Unfortunately some have chosen to nest among the busiest crags in England, so what can climbers and walkers do to avoid disturbance? Kim Leyland looks at conservation efforts, and the future of this ...


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diversity Meet the activists helping to diversify the outdoors: Pammy Johal

Despite well-publicised efforts to introduce more people of all backgrounds to the rewards of the outdoors, the outdoor industry itself still conspicuously lacks diversity. The sector has a big problem, according to Pammy Johal, who has been ca...

Article Polish Scouting in the UK - My Route into the Outdoors

Karolina Haluszczak writes about her family's displacement following the 1939 invasion of Poland, how World War II shaped the history of the Polish Scouting Association in the UK, and how the organisation fostered her passion for...

munros Nick Gardner, Aiming for all the Munros at 81

In the face of an awful loss, Nick Gardner resolved to defy age and grief, and do something positive in the hills he loves. Attempting all the Munros, and raising a lot of money for charity along the way, is a huge challenge for a man in...

diversity Inclusion in the Outdoors: A Survey

Getting outdoors may be a rewarding way to boost health and wellbeing, but the benefits are not shared evenly, with people from...

diversity Meet the activists helping to diversify the outdoors: Cherelle Harding of Steppers UK

A recent survey found that while more than 16% of White people in England...

Article The Last Ice Man of Chimborazo

Alex Outhwaite tells the story of Baltazar Uscha, an indigenous Ecuadorian man whose lifelong career of collecting ice...

coronavirus Where's Your Head At? Keep Mental Health in Check Post-Lockdown

Ruth Keeley writes about the parallel pandemic of mental health issues that have...

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