Here’s a snapshot from the opening pages of the WWF-ZSL ‘Living Blue Planet Report, 2015’. Marco Lambertini, Director General of WWF International, warned readers of the 2014 Report that it was “not for the faint-hearted”. This one isn’t either, but it’s important that we fully appreciate the state of the ocean so we can understand … More “Not for the faint-hearted” – Living Blue Planet Report 2015
Pitcairns…Kermadecs…Nazca-Desventuradas…Easter Island and now Palau. All these Marine Protected Area designations or proposals have sprung up in the last year or so. It seems that the MPA movement is gaining momentum and with more and more countries proposing or designating large proportions of their national waters to be protected from damaging human activities, it seems … More Are MPAs becoming fashionable?
I went to the Ocean Film Festival last night and it got me thinking. Not only about the inspiring stories I heard about people’s relationships with the sea, but also about our relationship with it in general. Everyone has a different relationship with the sea. Some people rely on it for their livelihoods and go … More Ocean stewardship – step up for the sea
Towards the end of my first year at University I joined the Royal Geographical Society Geography Ambassadors Scheme, and it’s one of the best things I’ve done at Uni. At school I had attended lots of talks by visiting speakers or students who had done exciting things during or after their school years. These talks were … More Speaking in schools: what I’ve learnt so far