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Peter Hudson

Peter Hudson is an author and agricultural development worker. His recent book, Under an African Sky, describes repeated journeys over twenty-five years to a single village in Mauritania and his efforts to bring relief to people suffering from climate change

Tom Morgan

Tom Morgan organised the first Mongol Rally from the UK to Mongolia. The rally has three conditions: the car must be small and rubbish, teams must be unsupported, and they must raise £1,000 for charity

Greg Lindsay

Greg Lindsay is an urbanist and journalist whose books include Aerotropolis, an examination of how airports have become the central hub for cities. His forthcoming book, Engineering Serendipity, looks at the role serendipitous encounters play in economics.

Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein is a Canadian activist and writer. Her latest book, This Changes Everything, examines the underlying ideologies that have prevented us from confronting climate change.

Suren Gazaryan

Suren Gazaryan is a Russian environmental activist and winner of this year’s Goldman Environmental Prize. After leading campaigns to expose government corruption and illegal use of protected forest along Russia’s Black Sea coast, he had to flee to Estonia to avoid arrest

David Harvey

David Harvey is one of the world's most influential geographers. After studying geography at the University of Cambridge, he moved to the USA, where he developed the interest in Marxism that has shaped his career

Ramita Navai

Ramita Navai is a British–Iranian journalist and broadcaster. Her first book, City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death and the Search for Truth in Tehran, details the extraordinary stories of the ordinary people she met in southern Tehran

Hilary Bradt

Hilary Bradt is the co-founder of Bradt, which now has about 200 travel guides in print, specialising in off-beat destinations. It's now forty years since her first book was published

Amanda Anderson

Amanda Anderson is the new director of the Moorland Association, which represents the interests of the owners and managers of grouse moorlands in England and Wales

Sir John Houghton

Sir John Houghton is a Welsh climate scientist. He was professor of atmospheric physics at the University of Oxford; a key member of the IPCC; founder of the Hadley Centre; and chief executive of the Met Office

Adam Broadhead

Adam Broadhead is a geographer who specialises in lost rivers. After he was unable to reach his home town of Gloucester due to flooding in 2008, he decided to focus on water issues
Lucien Castaing-Taylor is a filmmaker and artist, and director of the Sensory Ethnography Lab at Harvard University. His latest work, Leviathan, co-directed by Véréna Paravel, immerses viewers in life aboard US fishing trawlers

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