‘The hidden depth of effort in marine conservation’ – Guest Post by Thea Powell

Thea Powell is an ecologist and conservationist, currently working to predict and mitigate against flood risk. She grew up roaming the South Downs and is now a postgraduate ecologist. After five busy years in central London and at Silwood Park, she's back in the countryside - near the Brecon Beacons, and travels all over the UK. Her main marine … Continue reading ‘The hidden depth of effort in marine conservation’ – Guest Post by Thea Powell

‘Taking Marine Conservation Inland: The Oceans Are Downhill From Everywhere’ – Guest Post by Ryan Cope

Ryan Elizabeth Cope is a Junior Watershed Biologist from British Columbia, Canada. She has lived and worked in several places on the coasts of both the Atlantic and the Pacific, from Hawaii to Maine. She blogs at Seven in the Ocean, usually about plastic. You can find her on twitter @sevenintheocean . In this post she … Continue reading ‘Taking Marine Conservation Inland: The Oceans Are Downhill From Everywhere’ – Guest Post by Ryan Cope

Thinkingcountry’s ‘Marine Wildlife Fortnight’

Like many people who grew up and regularly holidayed on the British coast I have spent hundreds of days walking beaches, collecting shells, rockpooling and swimming in British waters. A few years ago I worked for Essex Wildlife Trust on a coastal reserve, and thanks to the enthusiasm of the Trust's Living Seas Coordinator, Sarah Allison, … Continue reading Thinkingcountry’s ‘Marine Wildlife Fortnight’