Touching the void  Joe Simpson The nature of survival was shown in the text “Touching the void” written by Joe Simpson. The first aspect of survival that was shown is that having a partner who has the same skill set and same physique as you can bring your chances of survival to a greater […]

  NOW and THEN   Ben Fussell   In summer, Antarctica is like an endless desert of snow tread on for countless miles; a wasteland of ice, trapped in a valley of an intense mountain range. The elevation of rock and earth has snow seeping into every nook and cranny like icing on a cake. […]

introduction   The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. -Robert Swan   Ocean pollution, is there really a way to solve one of our main marine life killers and potentially to save ourselves? I’m just going to let you think about that question for a bit. Have […]

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