Challenging Habitat Blog

World Parks sponsored the Darwin200 UK Voyage

Watch a summary of the circumnavigation and big thanks to World Parks on YouTube:

Darwin 200 day 18 later: pottering between Raasay and Skye

With the beautiful backdrop of the Inner Hebrides, we’ve got a day packed with science and filming. The diving team is studying the benthos and once more bring specimen aboard. This starfish is regrowing several arms lost in… Read More

Darwin200 day 12: fair winds

My day started at 06:00 with a profile of the water column to check salinity, oxygen saturation, temperature and pH. After breakfast we commenced to be busy with Happy Hour, which means daily cleaning chores around the ship…. Read More

Darwin200 day 11: diving off Lochaline

Rohan, Kerry and Stewart brought up some starfish from a 30 m dive for us to look at. Mathasterias is heavily armoured and it apparently, it is successful as a strategy, as not many things eat it! Of… Read More