If you are interested in climate science, check out my blog posts on the Antarctic Quest 21 expedition I am supporting as scientific advisor through Challenging Habitat.
Our Planet, Your Path is a crowdfunded community project aiming to empower young people to be part of the solutions, we need to develop to deal with the environmental challenges on our planet.
Among the winners of the first Earthshot Prize on 17 Oct 2021 is Costa Rica, and as I find out more about the back story, it turns out that this small island nation has been on its way… Read More
There is too much CO2 in the atmosphere. There appears to be not enough CO2 in industry, at the moment. Perhaps the question how to get the suppliers of CO2 back into production, so that carbonated beverages and… Read More
Really? There is a discussion out there whether some billionaire or other can call themselves an astronaut after getting to the edge of space (or a smidgen beyond) in their own craft. The world is burning. The world… Read More
The Antarctic Quest 21 expedition is gathering momentum in more than one way: scientific and expedition equipment is being accumulated transport logistics are being arranged the crowd funding effort has exceeded the initial target of £30,000 and new… Read More
If you want to get an impression of how much work is behind those modelling results we are seeing on the news most days? I’ve started to narrate some of the most recent peer-reviewed publications of the scientists… Read More
See and hear what it takes to get scientific data from the heart of the Antarctic Peninsula. Antarctic Quest 21 team and patrons have published their first story video, and as I guess that Forces Net is not… Read More
At the University of Plymouth, we will celebrate World Ocean Day with a conference for schools that showcases our expertise in marine research and technology in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Our exciting programme of talks covers… Read More
The next Austral summer (2021/22) will see a rare man-hauled expedition across the Antarctic Peninsula. The expedition team will be ‘dropped off’ at Portal Point, haul equipment up steep slopes and cross the Forbidden Plateau (my question is:… Read More
Recent studies, reported in The Conversation, recorded increases in some whale species, including blue and humpback in Antarctic waters and the western Arctic bowhead, fin and minke in the Arctic. One study indicats that a new generation of… Read More