‘Diversity on your Doorstep’ – Guest post by Elizabeth Mills

Elizabeth Mills graduated last summer with a first in marine biology from Swansea University. She is now undertaking an interdisciplinary Msc by Research combining marine biology and engineering. She runs an illustrative website (marinemumbles.com) on which every Sunday evening she posts a painting of a species, along with a short description. In this post, as part … Continue reading ‘Diversity on your Doorstep’ – Guest post by Elizabeth Mills

‘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

‘Dive in to Marine Protected Areas’ – Guest Post by Jess Mead

Jess Mead is a keen diver and Marine Biology graduate currently working for the National Marine Aquarium, coordinating the Community Seagrass Initiative in Weymouth, Dorset. She was previously a Marine Conservation Trainee at Dorset Wildlife Trust working at the Kimmeridge Marine Centre and before that she volunteered on various conservation projects across the world. You can … Continue reading ‘Dive in to Marine Protected Areas’ – Guest Post by Jess Mead

‘How conservationists and fishermen can work together to save species’ – Guest Post by Sarah Allison

Sarah Allison has worked in the marine conservation sector for 10 years. She currently works as the Living Seas Coordinator for Essex Wildlife Trust and is a research PhD student at the University of Essex. In this opening post for thinkingcountry's series on marine wildlife and conservation, Sarah writes about her experience of working with … Continue reading ‘How conservationists and fishermen can work together to save species’ – Guest Post by Sarah Allison