Outdoor Philosophy

Harnessing the power of adventure to inspire environmental action

Podcast: Transnatural Perspectives

Dr. Kate Rawles is an Outdoor Philosopher, Writer, Cyclist and activist who is using her love for epic journeys to communicate on environmental issues. Her upcoming book, The Life Cycle, sets our focus on Biodiversity as she bikes from Costa Rica to the southern tip of South American. Kate Joins us from here home in…

Podcast: Trying to save the planet with Kate Rawles

Andrew White chats to one of the new presenters of Walks Around Britain – Vikki Lee – to discover more about her walks and love of the great outdoors. And writer, lecturer and environmental campaigner Kate Rawles talks to Andrew about how she became an outdoor person and her views on how we can save the planet.

The Flight Free Podcast: Transatlantic Travel

Adventurer, author and speaker Kate Rawles shares the tales of her transatlantic bicycle adventures exploring the climate and biodiversity crises. Her latest adventure involved crossing the ocean on a cargo ship and we discuss the merits of cargo travel, and talk about what transatlantic travel might look like in the future.

Tough Girl Podcast

Kate Rawles – Outdoor philosopher, writer, activist and cyclist. Cycling South America for the Life Cycle biodiversity bamboo bike ride!

The End of the World

This is the last in a series of friends and family updates I wrote on The Life Cycle journey. It captures something of the rather crazy race-to-the-finish ending, so I thought I’d post it here …   Friends and family update Valparaiso, Feb 28th THE END!! (sort of)   In Cochrane, from where I wrote…

Meeting Macaws

I have (finally!) written a guest blog for World Land Trust, about meeting macaws, a few conservation dilemmas and the super-importance of city-side forests. WLT  support brilliant biodiversity work around the world, including the Cerro Blanco Reserve that I visited in Ecuador. The blog is on their site here: https://www.worldlandtrust.org/news/2017/11/a-6000-mile-bike-journey-with-a-stop-for-macaws/

All That Glitters

‘No to mining, yes to water and life.’ Cajamarca campaign slogan   I think Jennifer Rodriguez may be the bravest person I’ve ever met. 26 years old, with a young daughter, Jennifer was – and is – at the heart of the campaign to protect the small Colombian community of Cajamarca from the almost unbelievably…

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