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Kate Rawles The Life Cycle: Adventure in the Andes

Join Kate Rawles as she reflects on her most recent adventure cycling the length of South America as part of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society's Inspiring People talk series!

Kate Rawles The Life Cycle: Adventure in the Andes

About Kate Rawles The Life Cycle: Adventure in the Andes

7th March 2024
2.15pm - 3.45pm
The Renfield Centre
260 Bath Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 4HZ
£10 for general admission / Free for RSGS Members, Students and U18s
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Passionate about using adventurous journeys to help raise awareness and inspire action on urgent environmental challenges, Kate Rawles’s most recent ‘adventure plus’ involved cycling the length of South America, from the Pacific Ocean to rainforests and salt flats, on a bamboo bike she built herself. She learned that armadillos can cross rivers by holding their breath, that Colombia has more species of birds than North America and Europe combined, and that in threatening species and ecosystems, we’re tearing down our own life support system. As she reached the ‘end of the world’, she realised that to tackle biodiversity loss we all have a role to play.

Image credit: Casadel Ritmo

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