24 year old Juan Hoffmaister set off in July 2007, with support from the Watson Foundation, to gather success stories of adaptation throughout the developing world.Now 10 months into his year-long exploration he says he has instead been gathering “survival stories”.

His project has or will take him to Fiji, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Maldives, and Namibia to learn about adaptation to climate change.His trip will conclude in August 2008 when he will compile the results of his exploration into a report to be presented to the UNFCCC in Germany.To learn more about his travels visit his blog site, Changing Climates: Avoiding the Unmanageable and Managing the Unavoidable.