Open-Sourcing the Brain Power of Future Leaders in Conservation

In seven days I will be back in Mozambique. Me, my five-person team from Additive Adventure, and 35 emerging leaders in the field of disruptive conservation. Disruptive? You bet. It’s disruptive because it’s a new model for building community-driven conservation in some of the world’s most remote and biologically diverse places in the world. Mount Namuli, the site of my … Read More

The Power of Next Gen

This week we made it official: The Additive Adventure 2015 Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium will be held in Mozambique from July 10th- 21st, 2015. That’s a 8-word title for a single event that has the power to impact everyone who takes part in infinite ways. The event itself is a 12-day  multidisciplinary symposium on conservation, science, and adventure held … Read More

Saying Yes: Collaboration and Innovation With Climbing and Cervial Cancer Prevention

In December of last year I received an email from August. August is the executive director of Grounds For Health— a non-profit preventing cervical cancer in coffee growing communities. Within a month we were plotting a way to bring my approach to climbing, adventure, and risk together with their approach to cervical cancer prevention. In a video. What we created was ... Read More

Cheering Like You Mean It

This year I partnered with the Himalayan Cataract Project and imagine1day and produced Ethiopia’s first ever running trail race. Here’s what happened: –179 runners competed in Ethiopia’s first ever trail race. –871 successful sight-restoring surgeries were performed. –1 new library was funded to serve 500 primary school students and a 1000-person rural community in the heart of Northern Ethiopia. Running is universal. That’s part … Read More