PCB pollution: Killer of the whales

The other week I saw an article by The Guardian doing its rounds on my Facebook newsfeed. “Orca ‘apocalypse’: Half of killer whales doomed to die from pollution’. It caught my eye and has since caught the attention of various other media outlets. The paper in focus is recently released research on predictions of the... Continue Reading →

Trash Talk: A Plastic Ocean

Since Blue Planet 2 aired, the world has opened its eyes to the impacts of marine plastics and the UK has erupted into an ‘Anti-plastic frenzy’. From coffee shops implementing incentives of reusable coffee cups, to stores across the UK plotting to minimise packaging and single use plastics. Our modern-day society is built on the... Continue Reading →

Sharks in the Anthropocene: Fin Fighters

If I were to list all the impacts that humans are having on global elasmobranch populations, this would be a very long post, and I still probably wouldn’t be able to tell you everything. The baseline: humans are having a very negative effect on elasmobranch populations. Maybe you’re sat here reading this, having seen the... Continue Reading →

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