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,...

April 25, 2018

As Blue Planet II made devastatingly clear, plastic is having an unprecedented impact on marine life, with dolphins, whales, turtles, seals, fish and seabirds paying a tragic price for man's thoughtless consumerism. Here are a few plastic facts:

1. A 2017 stud...

April 17, 2018

Increasing numbers of shark species are being found in British waters. Why is this happening, asks Ben Garrod – and where can we see them?

If you are looking for sharks, there are plenty to see wherever you are around the British Isles. Dr Ben Garrod will be reporting o...

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

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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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