Shadow Of The Wall

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David Anthony Murray

David is a freelance conservation and environmental scientist, writer and expeditioner. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and an Earthwatch Institute Fellow. Previous expeditions have included: Australia (3), Cameroon and Britain. In 1999, David walked with pack ponies from Britain’s most southerly to northerly mainland points, an unsupported journey of 1,740 miles off-road through 10 national parks, a 6.5 months expedition. The account of this journey (Vol. 1) will be published in 2012.

David has written conservation articles for approximately 50 different newspapers, magazines and journals since 1993, many involving native ponies, and including the Guardian, Independent and Times Educational newspapers and Geographical magazine. Over 100 of his photographs have been published. He has published two major (400 pages) government-commissioned reports on native ponies since 2005.

He is a Millennium Fellow, awarded for voluntary conservation work with schools. Between 1998 and 2009 he worked on a major project with schools to measure environmental indicators of climate, results of which will be published in 2012-13.

His latest expedition, Hadrian’s Wall Quest (‘SHADOW OF THE WALL’) has taken 40 months to plan, involving discussions with over 400 persons.

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