Benji Rodgers-Wilson


World Land Trust
We save threatened rainforest and wilderness around the world, working with local NGOs to purchase land and create permanent reserve areas. Since its foundation in 1989 World Land Trust has helped to protect over 500,000 acres of the world's wild places against the pressure of expanding human agriculture and population.

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Earth Odyssey Expedition

Benji Rodgers-Wilson

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100,000 kilometre solo world circumnavigation by human and wind power in support of the World Land Trust

On December 10, 2006, I set off from Melbourne, Australia on a solo expedition to circumnavigate the planet by human and wind power. Over the course of the journey I will cycle, sail, paddle and row across six continents, fifty countries, five seas and two oceans.

The stimulus for undertaking this journey is my interest in the environment and to experience the great wilderness areas of the planet. With a love of nature also comes a deep concern for the state of the global environment, so I am doing this journey in support of the international conservation organisation the World Land Trust, which I believe is doing vitally important conservation work around the globe by taking direct action to save rainforest and other wildlife habitats.

To learn more about the World Land Trust please click on the charity icon.

Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to the World Land Trust. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations you give.

Recent donors

25.09.11 Hi Benji, I love reading your adventure. Have a safe and wonderful trip! Let me know if I can do anything for you in Japan.


22.09.11 This is such a good cause Ben. I hope there are plenty of others who agree with me. Good luck with your target.

22.09.11 Such a worthwhile charity & so well administered. It's easy to donate when you know they are backed by people like David Attenborough.

12.09.11 Great cause Benji. Will try and make it an annual donation. Don't forget to send me a reminder.

09.09.11 I hope that my journey can make a real difference in protecting precious wilderness habitats and threatened wildlife around the world. Please join me in working towards this goal.


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