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Saving Bees in South Africa

Di Luden is Executive Director for the Community Conservation Fund Africa (CCFA)  and one of her projects has been to rehome bees. The charity has already rehomed over 150 beehives across Mantis eco-estates within the Eastern Cape – creating a habitat for around 11 million bees. The CCFA educates members of local communities about the…

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Theatre and Play for Refugee Children in The Middle East

Oscar Wood of Seenaryo transforms education and equips refugees in Lebanon and Jordan with the tools for the future. Music ©Barney and Izzi Hardy 

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Powerboat Racing With Daisy And Sam Coleman

This week, we're exploring the high octane and sometimes dangerous world of powerboat racing. Daisy Coleman and her brother Sam are the reigning P1 world champions.  Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy

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Adventures in Wales

When Claire married a Welshman, she gave up her marketing job across the border in England and the couple decided to try and bring the world of adventure to Wales. It all began with mountain biking. We now have our first Action Packed merchandise – it’s T-shirts in five colours and every size. To support…

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A Travel Podcast: One Year On

We decided to celebrate our one year podcast anniversary with a look back at a dozen of our favourite episodes. Of course, there are 55 incredibly varied episodes you can listen to, 56 if you include this one! We now have our first Action Packed merchandise – it’s T-shirts in five colours and every size….

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The Misadventures of the Adventurists

This week we're exploring the extremes of travel as opposed to traditional organised holidays. Unquestionably, Tom Morgan is our most eccentric and daredevil traveller to date.  Music @ Barney and Izzi Hardy We now have our first Action Packed merchandise – it’s T-shirts in five colours and every size. To support our show, go towww.bonfire.com/action-packed-from-balloon-to-bikeor…

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Legendary Explorer: John Blashford-Snell

He's never happier than when he finds himself astride an elephant in India or paddling a dugout canoe in the South American rainforest, or shooting rapids in the crocodile-infested waters of the Nile.

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Geraldine Fasnacht: On a Wing and a Prayer

Geraldine’s idea of a little light, adrenaline-fuelled recreation is to climb one of Europe's highest peaks and then dive off it in a wing suit at speeds of up to 180 kilometers per hour. 

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Open Water Swimming with Simon Murie

All you really need is a pair of Speedos, goggles, a hat and the ability to swim a few kilometres in the warm waters of the Mediterranean or the Caribbean or perhaps a rather chilly North Atlantic Ocean. Music @ Barney and Izzi Hardy

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Matilda Temperley, Action Woman Behind The Lens

The top fashion photographer and worldwide adventurer started out as a scientist in Africa before switching careers.

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