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A look back

A look back

From historical pollution and singing ice-sheets to MPA collapses and ozone repair, the past few months have taken me on a journey into a continent I adore. Imagery of an unchanging, inhospitable continent often come to mind when we think of Antarctica. And aspects of […]

Weddell Sea MPA collapses. What’s next?

Weddell Sea MPA collapses. What’s next?

The WWF Living Planet Report released at the end of October told the depressing tale of how humans have wiped out 60% of the earth’s wildlife since 1970. This wasn’t enough, however, to encourage Russia, China and Norway to agree to extend a no-take Marine Protected […]

easy steps to living a more conscious, sustainable lifestyle

easy steps to living a more conscious, sustainable lifestyle

‘Single-use plastics’ and ‘plastic pollution’ are becoming the buzzwords of today, and rightly so. The statistics are shocking. According to a staggering WEF report, we dump 8 million tonnes of single-use plastic in our oceans daily; an unsurprising figure given that 70% of the plastic […]