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A Micro-adventure in the Alpes

01 February 2021

In need of a break without having to take a PCR test? Why not take on a micro-adventure in the Alpes? Let yourself be guided as we transport you through 7 Alpine villages on a 15-day expedition.  Meet in (un)known territory The term Adventure echoes an idea of a faraway voyage. Quite complicated in current […]

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From Maewan to Makatea: between education and discovery

14 December 2020

With the film “Makatea Vertical Adventure“, launched last December on the 10th, we reflect on the educational approach, initiated by the Maewan association towards the population of the small island of Makatea, lost in the heart of the Pacific, about both ecological awareness and the appreciation of the island’s breath-taking nature. The Islands potential This […]

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Makatea present at the VIMMF (Vancouver International Mountain Film)

19 November 2020

After being featured in the famous Banff Mountain Film Festival, the movie “Makatea Vertical Adventures” continues its tour on Canada’s west coast! We are really glad to participate in the VIMFF (Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival), definitively one of the most well-known festivals in the outdoor movie world. The novelty of this bizarre year? The festival has put-up […]

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Makatea: climbing spotlight

02 November 2020

As the release of the movie “Makatea” is fast approaching, we thought to write an article on everything you need to know about climbing on Makatea: from the quality of the rock to the local actors looking after the crags on the island.    The origins of the project During their 7-year world trip across […]

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What does the future hold for ski resorts?

29 October 2020

Trapped between the effects of climate change and the social and economic repercussions of the Covid crises, should ski stations change their economic model?    The issue Since the beginning of skiing in France in 1928, 168 ski resorts have stopped operating, about 28% of all structures.    The majority of them are small-to-medium ski […]

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Maewan disembarks in Grenoble

21 October 2020

After our events in Brittany and various environmental education days in the school of Haute Savoie, we finally had the chance to meet our community in Isère! Last week, Erwan, Marion, and our Event Manager Tipphaine spent an intense day in Grenoble, in between festivals, press releases, and an evening dedicated to presenting the project.  […]

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We are now part of the 1% For The Planet Movement!

19 October 2020

We are thrilled to announce that we have joined this global movement with 2600 members across 45 countries all committed to the environment.  1% For The Planet was started by Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard and Craig Mathews, ex-owner of Ribbon Flies to unite all those businesses that could donate 1% of their total sales to […]

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About our school interventions

16 October 2020

We already mentioned how when we are in France we meet the children and youth of local schools and use our adventure to raise awareness about environmental issues and action. Today, we take with us on how a typical school intervention looks like.  Maewan’s interventions follow three stages: amazement, learning, action. Amazement We begin the […]

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Meet our team: Yoan

12 October 2020

Role: Sponsoring and Fundraising Manager Nationality: French Journey before Maewan: as a young professional aged 21, I am always looking towards the future and the many horizons that lie ahead of me to understand what I really want. Sports (especially football), is first of all a life passion, but I intend to carve a profession […]

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Patagonia: our ancestors knew how to adapt to an extreme climate at the World’s end

02 October 2020

A recent study shows that the aboriginal people from the Magallanes region in the southern tip of South America had already developed a high level of adaptability to cope with the frequent climate changes of the region.   A community following the rhythms of the environment A French-Chilean team of scientists has been studying how […]