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106. Bertrand Piccard: Combining science and adventure to tackle climate challenges

In today’s world, the term “ecology” often evokes images of sacrifice, expense, and inconvenience. In this final episode of our Climate Solutions series, renowned explorer and environmentalist, Bertrand Piccard explains why focusing on ecology is not only profitable but also exciting. Piccard is best known for his groundbreaking achievements in exploration: flying around the world…

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Playlist – Adventurers and Explorers

These guests are all adventurers who have tracked, explored and travelled in remote parts of the world. 89. Alex van den Heever is a wildlife tracker and author who worked for many years at the famous Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa. 84. Myrtle Simpson, legendary adventurer who was the first woman to ski across…

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84. Myrtle Simpson: An adventurous life part 1 – Ice and Mountains

Legendary adventurer Myrtle Simpson talks to Sue Stockdale about her life.  In part 1 of a two-part interview, Myrtle recalls her North Pole expedition attempt in 1969, and some of the adventures that she has undertaken with her husband and children. In January 2017 she was awarded the Polar Medal in recognition of her arctic…

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82. Sebastian Rohr: The wellbeing of your digital identity

Information Security entrepreneur Sebastian Rohr talks to Sue Stockdale about why maintaining the safety of your digital identity is important for ones’ wellbeing. As well as providing some practical tips on how to manage your digital identity, Sebastian reflects on the stress of being a security executive, why burnout is a common occurrence for many…

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56. Mick Dawson: Rowing across the Pacific Ocean

Sue Stockdale talks to Mick Dawson about his epic adventure to row across the Pacific Ocean, and how he overcame numerous challenges. These include a failed attempt when a freak wave capsized his boat after 109 days at sea, how he avoided being crushed by container ships, and a night facing sea serpents.  Mick Dawson…

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Playlist – Entrepreneurs, creators and disruptors

Entrepreneurs, creators and disruptors are the mission driven instigators of change. Their ability to see past “what is” and imagine “what could be” enables them to create new futures for business, and society. This playlist features five guests who have founded and grown businesses and they share their insights about the ups and downs of…

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Playlist – Adventurers heading into the unknown

Finding out about others’ adventures can inspire us to step into the unknown ourselves. The idea of new possibilities and things to be discovered can encourage us to take risks, and find out what we are capable of achieving.  We have created an Adventurers heading into the unknown playlist featuring five guests who have all…

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