This week marks Mental Health Awareness week in the UK (13th-19th May). Although the focus of this years campaign is body image it’s also important to be aware of our overall mental health. With that said, what role can the ocean play in improving your mental health?Read More
According to a report from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee around 13 billion plastic bottles are used in the UK annually, with only just over half of these being recycled (estimated 7.5 billion). The introduction of a nationwide deposit-return scheme would provide an incentive to improve recycling rates and would also see the best return with regards to cost savings, job creation and the regeneration of our domestic recycling industry, providing a massive win for marine conservation in the process.Read More
Climate change is one of the largest contributing factors to the Sixth Mass Extinction and if we do not act now, we risk losing the valuable biodiversity which plays a pivotal role in the complex web of life on Earth.
But we can slow both climate and ecological breakdown by diverting away from the “business-as-usual” approach that we have become so accustomed to in the modern world.
Here’s 5 ways you can make even more difference.Read More
“This post therefore is a public means of my acknowledging my poor standards of knowledge, relatively speaking, and to date my laziness at doing what I can myself to help the health of the oceans. Before one can act properly one has to understand the situation and so I am going to make 2019 a personal mission to improve my understanding of how fishing and the fishing industry really works.”Read More
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A peak at how misunderstood sharks are and why they fear us more than we fear them.
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An article I wrote in February 2017 on the unregulated cownose ray fishery in Chesapeake Bay, U.S.A.Read More
An essay I wrote in my first year of my undergraduate degree investigating the implications of captivity on orcas - references are not included, but please contact me if you’d like them.Read More
Conservation is a substantial environmental and socio-economic challenge encompassing a wide variety of stakeholders with an eclectic range of interests. Undeniably, both climate change and human exploitation pose a great threat to biodiversity globally - but which poses the greatest threat to marine conservation?Read More
The African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary (APSS) is a conservation project part of the Dyer Island Conservation Trust operating in Gansbaai, South Africa.Read More
“Both Clampy and I were gazing directly at one of the most formidable predators on the planet”Read More
Wow, what a year 2018 has been! It has been filled with ups and downs as well as lots of defining moments.
Both on a professional and a personal level, 2018 has been one of my favourite years to date. After a rough start, the latter end of the year has been a period of my life so far that I will forever be grateful for – I know that sounds cheesy, but it really will be…Read More
I’m laying out my goals on the internet for anyone to see – however big or small – in a bid to make me accountable for them.Read More