Challenging Habitat Blog

Darwin200 day 17: under sail due South

The exhaust repair successfully completed, we’ve set sail as soon as leaving the dock and are cruising comfortably South at 5 – 6 knots, now powered by the wind. Sustainability in practice! We’ll pick up this theme with… 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 guest lecture!

I met Victoria Todd from OSC – Ocean Science Consulting – yesterday afternoon by chance in Liverpool dock. She very kindly offered to give the young people aboard the Pelican a talk on the impact of noise on… Read More