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Hundreds of thousands of tourists traipsing up and down Uluru have left their mark on the rock – literally and environmentally. Half a billion years after formi…

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30,000 voices slam Equinor’s oil drilling proposal, as Australia’s fight against potential environmental destruction continues. A big showing at the Victor Har…

BACK IN THE freewheeling days of the 1970s, when “extreme sports” were the realm of a few crazy lads, a bunch of climbers were scaling the big walls of Californ…

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Ditch these products to keep the outdoors pristine, for your adventures and your grandchildren's. The average Australian throws away a whopping 560kg of waste…

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Lace up your hiking boots and shoulder your pack for these guided walks through our breathtaking southern State. Ask any Tassie local and they'll eagerly tell y…

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YOU KNOW AN adventure sport is booming when it makes the New York Times. This year, the newspaper featured first the king – Spaniard Kilian Jornet – and then th…

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YOU ARE STANDING ALONG in 30ºC heat beside your car, bonnet up and a 250 km drive from the nearest town. Your car is loaded with gear for the daywalk you were p…

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Survial skills in the wilderness, part I Survival skills: staying warm and sheltered Being a well-prepared bushwalker you are already wearing lightweight, lon…

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THE RECENT DEATHS of two tourists who were kayaking on Lake Tekapo in New Zealand has again tragically highlighted how a bit of fun on the water on a seemingly…

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There’s no need for a lab coat. Everyday folks are playing an increasingly vital role in developing our understanding of the world through citizen science. Ask…

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Chris Ord takes an introductory course with one of the world's leading survival experts, West Australian Bob Cooper. WHAT KIND OF NAME is Bear* anyway? Sounds t…

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1. The vessel Not all canoes are created equal and these days there’s more variety than ever. Here’s a breakdown on performance attributes of different craft: W…

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At six hours out of both Melbourne and Sydney, Croajingolong is pushing it for a weekend trip, but the remote untarnished landscape easily justifies the hours o…

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Ensure a successful walking trip each and every time by adopting these tried and tested tips from the experts. You have arrived at the campsite after the first…

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HAVE YOU HEARD THE ONE about grown men screaming in white pain after thrashing their way through a forest full of the world's most poisonous foliage, their 'bur…