Blue Planet 2: The Unique Marketing Opportunity for Nature

Yesterday evening I scanned my twitter feed with a smile on my face as I read through the hundreds, probably thousands of tweets in response to the final episode of the BBC’s  Blue Planet 2. To challenge plastic in our society & in our oceans I have lived without plastic for a week. I haveContinue reading “Blue Planet 2: The Unique Marketing Opportunity for Nature”

Simple Things You Can Do To Save Coral Reefs – Guest post by Josh Kaplan

Coral reefs are one of the world’s greatest wonders. They are the ultimate place to see the immense beauty and variety of our oceans. Sadly, they’re also one of the hardest-hit parts of the environment across the planet. Thankfully, there are lots of simple, practical things you can do to protect our reefs and restoreContinue reading “Simple Things You Can Do To Save Coral Reefs – Guest post by Josh Kaplan”

Book Review: ‘Strands’ by Jean Sprackland

In beachcombing, if we look closely enough, we find philosophy, history, art. The meditative, contemplative act of scanning the shoreline, enables discoveries of an alternative version of places that we think we know. Usually mundane objects become exotic if we choose to see them in such a way. To collect these items is timeless andContinue reading “Book Review: ‘Strands’ by Jean Sprackland”

Rising Tide

The autumnal equinox, when day and night are almost equal, has come and gone, the nights are getting longer, temperatures cooling and we begin to look forward to winter fires and long evenings. Predictions begin to come in as to where in the UK will actually receive snow this year. The Harvest Moon came uponContinue reading “Rising Tide”

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