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.
Hello my friends, it is time to introduce my new venture to you. I have left the University of Plymouth to set up as a freelance science communicator and environmental educator. Based on over 20 years of experience… Read More
A couple of years ago I got involved with the charity Seas Your Future and to incorporate elements of ocean science and citizen science into sail training on the tall ship Pelican of London. It is the UN… Read More
Today, 22 April 2021, is Earth Day. Everybody (well, almost, or not even that) is in on it: The Independent reports on Greta Thunberg’s criticism of US fossil fuel subsidies, The Telegraph sports the ’10 best sustainable beauty… 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
Brunt I’ve Shelf has now calved: read more in the BAS press release.
Watch a summary of the circumnavigation and big thanks to World Parks on YouTube:
Video and Featured Image: Dr Rohan Holt
I’m back on the Pelican of London for the final day of the voyage: up the Thames, through Tower Bridge (twice) and the final docking at Canary wharf. It feels strange to be socially distancing from people I… Read More
This morning, trainee sailors heated all about the engine and pre-start checks from the bosun Steve. The afternoon was occupied with filming the young scientists while they relate the outcomes of their investigations. The stories are coming together… Read More
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