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#ITSGREATOUTTHERE meets Wanderlust Women

Amira Patel is the founder of Wanderlust Women, a hiking and adventure group for Muslim women. Amira’s vision is for it to be normal in society for women from her background to explore the great outdoors, to feel confident when they are out in nature. We spoke to Amira to learn more about her own experience in the outdoors, and plans for the future of Wanderlust Women. 

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Inclusivity and diversity in the outdoors – leading campaigners in the news

From the moment that we launched the #itsgreatoutthere campaign, one of our key priorities has been to encourage greater diversity in the outdoors. We have championed projects that seek to accomplish this and actively supported many through our #itsgreatoutthere grants programme, directly helping thousands of new people from many different backgrounds to explore the outdoors for the first time.

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Welcome to my garden

Everyone deserves a holiday; Belgian group of outdoor enthusiasts set up citizen driven garden sharing community for slow travellers to facilitate #staycation slow tourism.

The Coalition reported on increased interest in outdoor activity after Covid-19 restrictions eased in many EU countries. The research indicated that most of the respondents missed outdoor activities above all else while restrictions were in place.

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New research reveals greater public appetite for outdoor activities after COVID

New research released today reveals that the appeal of outdoor activities has been boosted by enforced COVID-19 restrictions. In a survey of consumers in seven countries* – UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland, Sweden – 70% of respondents stated that they are specifically looking forward to participating in outdoor activities after lockdown eases. In addition, 67% agreed that they have really missed being able to take part in pursuits such as hiking, climbing, cycling, snow sports and other mountain activities during lockdown, while 86% stated that outdoor activities are essential for people’s wellbeing. Across Europe, 58% of consumers said that they have missed outdoor activities above all else while restrictions have been in place.

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10 Good Principles for Outdoor Sports in Protected Areas

On the occasion of the 2019 European Week of Sports, the EUROPARC Federation and the European Network of Outdoor Sports (ENOS) launched simultaneously the 10 Good Principles for Outdoor Sports in Protected Areas (PAs) during their respective Conferences. These Principles aim to promote good conduct among outdoor sports practitioners.

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OUTDOOR against CANCER

The project Outdoor Against Cancer (OAC) starts under the motto „stay fit – get healthy“ #stayfitgethealthy on this years OUTDOOR fair in Friedrichshafen (July 15th – 18th), where this project will be presented to the public in two conferences.

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Kids Will Be Kids

Children who lead a rough and tumble lifestyle tend to have parents with a great deal of trepidation. Every parent, teacher, or caregiver knows when caution is thrown to the wind things tend to get a little dangerous.

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