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  • Shooting for Survival

    Shooting for Survival

    After growing up around the iconic wildlife in South Africa, Neil’s love for animals led him to want to capture them on camera. After photographing animals and people, he realised he could use his skills to not only promote ethical photography and animal conservation, but also the people behind it that help to save some…

  • Breaking the Mould

    Breaking the Mould

    Alex Mason is British adventurer who has taken on some of the world’s most gruelling endurance challenges. After working as a graphic designer in London for 10 years, Alex found herself going through the motions in a nine-to-five job that she found uninspiring and decided to leave her life behind to go and tackle her…

  • Led into the wilderness

    Led into the wilderness

    Richard Prideaux is a wilderness instructor, teaching foraging, search and rescue and survival skills. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety, and search and rescue. Richard talks about his days as a member of a mountain rescue team and how this progressed into teaching crime-fighting agencies to find…

  • Teaching Unnatural Behaviour

    Teaching Unnatural Behaviour

    Andy Pointer is a Chief Instructor at Skydive Algarve, specialising in teaching and looking after the safety of thousands of skydiving students every year. Andy is now Chief Instructor at Skydive Algarve and responsible for thousands of jumps every year. He talks about how leadership is important in preparing students to do something as unnatural…

  • Oceans: An Overlooked Oasis

    Oceans: An Overlooked Oasis

    Simon Hilbourne is a Marine Biologist, ocean conservationist & underwater photographer. He works for the Manta Trust, leading the Maldives Oceanic Manta Ray Project. He also launched the charity Fish Free February to raise awareness of environmental issues surrounding global fisheries.

  • In the Face of Destruction

    In the Face of Destruction

    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.

  • Cycling the World

    Cycling the World

    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.

  • Observing The Future

    Observing The Future

    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.

  • Into the White

    Into the White

    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.

  • Freediving with James Monnington

    Freediving with James Monnington

    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…