We were in the middle of the annual Round Tortola race at the 47th annual British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, the first and largest sailing event since the most powerful hurricane in the Atlantic decimated the British Virgin Isles (BVI) in September 2017.
In January 2015 I left London on my bicycle to see how far east I could pedal…
In December 2017 I arrived home having cycled around the world via 42 countries and 30,000 miles.
Adam Shore is an astronomer and astrophotographer based in the north east of England. Currently working at Kielder Observatory, located within the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park, his day-to-day job involves educating people of all ages about space and astronomy.
Award-winning filmmaker Sam Giffin talked to Discover Interesting about life behind the lens, Kodak courage and the reverberations from the day it all came crashing down.
In 2018, James Monnington was shortlisted at the Sony World Photography Awards for his shot of a blue shark taken whilst freediving off the coast of Cornwall. Discover Interesting invited him to tell us more about freediving, photography and his deep connection with the ocean. This is his story…
A thinker, compulsive image maker, and driven explorer, Chase first picked up a camera when he was 10 and never looked back. Over two decades later he’s an award winning filmmaker, scientific illustrator, writer, and expedition team leader. Forever inspired by the beauty of the natural world, he’s become an important voice in the struggle to protect and preserve native species and communicate the importance of wild and intact ecosystems.
In 2018 Ross Exler embarked on a jounrey to the Great Lakes of Africa. His aim? To become the first person to complete a solo, man-powered crossing of these natural wonders, and to shine a light on the environmental threats facing this beautiful but imperilled region.
Sydney-based journalist and photojournalist, Ian Lloyd Neubauer specialises in news, investigations and travel in destinations that are hard to get to but offer great experiential rewards for those who go the extra mile. Ian’s work has appeared in TIME, The Economist, The Guardian, The Telegraph, BBC, CNN, and Al Jazeera. Ian is a regular guest on Sky Business News ‘Business Class’ show and ABC Radio, and the author of two novels: Getafix (2003) and Maquis (2006).
David is a naturalist and conservationist, living on the Isle of Islay. David works as a warden of The Oa reserve, a 2,100-hectare nature reserve and working farm owned by the RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds).
James Bowyer is a doctor for the British Antarctic Survey. Since 2019, he has been based at the Rothera Research Station, a centre for biological research and a hub for supporting deep-field and air operations.