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Tragically we are not still paddling the River Niger until the end of March a large hippo saw to that! For those wishing to find out more about the disaster just Google brian sheen hippo

 

 

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 Universe today - The American  astronomy public outreach web site. Tammy Plotner  followed the expedition and her two reports are filed under IYA 2009. www.universetoday.com   on Sept 9th 2008 and on  Feb 12th 2009. This is the best specialist review of the expedition. It also carries a number of good images.

TV BBC SW Spotlight ( BBC1) 6.30pm weekdays  gave an interview on my return.

Radio Cornwall and Radio Cornwall Web site. used to carry some archive material.

Radio St Austell Bay (105.6 FM)- especially Wednesday pm on the Joan & Ann Show. 

Google Earth http://google-latlong.blogspot.com  http://www.google.com/educators/geo.html We recorded the latitude and longitude of the various camp sites and if completed Google Earth would have carried the story.

Andy Smith BBC Cameraman & Radio Astronomer  supported our expedition through his web site.

Cornwall Scouts under Scouting Trust carried extensive reports

Outdoor Shops - The public retail outlet of the Scout Movement in the UK. See www.outdoors.co.uk Thanks Daniel Beacon, we are preparing articles for that site.

  Celestron a major supporter of IYA 2009,  featured us on their site, we  took their binoculars and Sky Scout with us. www.celestronlife.com   Thanks to Michelle Meskill - Celestron  

 

 Newspapers

Both local to Cornwall

The St Austell Voice carried a report  - thanks Paul

The Mid Cornwall Advertiser and North Cornwall Advertiser   Thanks Fiona.

 

 

        

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