March 31, 2019

Several years ago, the activist group Surfers for Cetaceans came to my hometown, Newquay, for the UK mainland premiere of their documentary Minds in the Water. I read about the film in the local press and I was intrigued by the notion of a group of surfers travelling t...

March 31, 2019

This is not a new story. Some of you may have heard it before. However, all good stories are worth hearing twice, so….


There has been a great storm at sea, and all along the beach there are starfish washed up,...

June 12, 2018

Plastic wrappers, ropes and, lids,

Plastic bags and toys for kids

Plastic straws and forks and knives,

All long to live quite different lives.

They dream of tangling birds and whales

Of tying up a dolphin’s tail!

Or, when broken into bits like peas

Ending up as fishes’ teas.


April 21, 2018


I’ve always been enthralled by snowy stories and many of my favourite childhood books featured icy realms: Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen, C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch and The Wardro...

Jackie Morris's daughter on how Phillip Pullman's Northern Lights inspired her passion for Arctic marine mammals

Ever since I can remember, I’ve had an obsession with the arctic. It comes from Phillip Pullman’s ‘His Dark Materials’, in particular, ‘The Northern Lights’....

March 1, 2018

Think you can't live without plastic? Think again. These brilliant companies and charities offer ocean-saving options for everything from bags to straws, Now you have no excuse!



Polybags Eco Packaging

Reverte Plastic


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On the following pages, you'll find awesome school resources, blogs and articles from:

Nicola Davies, Elizabeth Laird, Lisa Glass,

Abi Elphinstone

Robert Macfarlane

Dr Ben Garrod

M.G. Leonard

Lauren St John 

and other authors.


We'll also have guest posts from Jackie Morris's marine biologist daughter and 14-year-old Born Free Ambassador, Bella Lack.


We'll be refreshing our site often with news and snippets. Keep visiting! 





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