Meet the adventurer: mountaineer Rebecca Stephens on conquering Everest

Rebecca Stephens became the first British woman to climb Everest on 17 May 1993 and was subsequently awarded an MBE. The following year she went on to become the first British woman to scale the Seven Summits, the highest mountain on each continent.
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National Geographic Explorers: Martina Panisi

National Geographic Explorer Martina Panisi is working to spread awareness of African snails.

National Geographic Explorers: Barbara Klump

National Geographic Explorer Barbara Klump is working to understand how birds adapt to their environment.

National Geographic Explorers: Giovanni Chimienti

National Geographic Explorer Giovanni Chimienti is working to protect deep sea corals.

National Geographic Explorers: Ameer Abdulla

National Geographic Explorer Ameer Abdulla is working towards saving coral reefs.

National Geographic Explorers: Annette Fayet

National Geographic Explorer Annette Fayet is working towards saving seabirds.