Interviews and opinion

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Walk and Talk with Ash Dykes

Ash Dykes, 29, is the first person to walk 6,437km/4,000 miles along the length of China’s Yangtze River. He’s also walked across Madagascar’s mountainous interior and completed a solo crossing of Mongolia’s Gobi Desert.

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Walk and Talk with Kate Jeffrey

The behavioural neuroscientist and Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation discusses how the brain has evolved to apprehend direction, space, positioning and route-planning – and why men and women’s navigational abilities can differ.

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Walk and Talk with Colin Speakman

The academic, writer and broadcaster on a strong incentive to keep walking and how the loss of biodiversity could be halted.

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Walk and Talk with Alice Roberts

The academic, writer and broadcaster on a strong incentive to keep walking and how the loss of biodiversity could be halted.

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Walk and Talk with Norman Ackroyd