Blue whales and the menace of microplastics – how we’ll solve this problem
Our love affair with plastic began in the 1950s when it revolutionised manufacturing. But what happens when you use a material that’s built to last…Read More
The ocean is awash with plastic – can we ever clean it up?
You’ve seen pictures of plastic litter accumulating on beaches or marine wildlife swimming through floating rubbish in some ocean far away and, like me, you’ve…Read More
UK government’s poor performance on the marine environment
One year ago, Environment Minister Rebecca Pow declared 2021 a ‘Marine Super Year’, stressing that the UK would use its COP26 presidency to lead calls…Read More
To save whales, dolphins and the world, we need a global treaty on plastic pollution
Millions of tonnes of plastic enter the environment every year impacting ecosystems and species. Plastic has been found in the air, rain, our bodies and our food chain. Emissions of…Read More
Plastic Free July – choose to refuse
Plastic is everywhere. When I look around me, I see a gazillion things made of plastic: my computer, my watch, pens, lights, clothes … the…Read More
Why do some dolphins choose human company and what should we learn?
‘Fungie has gone missing’, ‘Danny the dolphin believed dead’ – both October headlines announcing the departure of much-loved ‘solitary dolphins’. With these two well-known characters…Read More