Challenging Habitat Blog

World Parks sponsored the Darwin200 UK Voyage

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

Darwin200 day 24: science conference aboard Pelican!

This morning the science conference brings together all the projects we’ve been running aboard the Pelican of London. Find out more about our wind energy activities here Find out more about plankton on our voyage there:… Read More

Darwin200 day 23: busy with science and a party!

Tomorrow morning is the moment when the young people who studied different parts of the science during our voyage will present their findings to all of us. The Darwin 200 team has provided very desirable prizes for the… Read More

Darwin200 day 14: Stories emerge

Our scientific observations and experiments are contributing to a puzzle from which stories emerge… Soon, we will be able to provide a snapshot of water quality data at locations around Britain. We are compiling a list of bird… 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

Watch “Darwin200 Ep 1: The Beginning (the start of the Darwin200 project)” on YouTube

Darwin200 Ocean Science sets sail out of Sutton Harbour

As we are passing Devil’s Point on our own boat Little Charly this morning, we see the Pelican of London winding its way out of Plymouth Sound. Light winds mean little chance for much sailing, but there is… Read More

Darwin200 UK

A few days ago I shared my excitement about my involvement with the organisation Darwin 200 and the UK launch of its Ocean Science and Conservation programme [LINK]. The tall ship Pelican of London has safely arrived at… Read More