By Stephanie Liefmann Photo credit: https://www.colombiaazul.com/ As a benthic biologist sometimes I do feel pelagic. As I finish my PhD on deep sea corals I cannot avoid but thinking on the long path that food items have to travel before they reach the sea-floor, and all the amazing creatures they meet. Lately, my thoughts have … Continue reading Sharks Aren’t Just For Shark Week
Fairness and capacity in ocean science as we approach the UN's decade of ocean science for sustainable development J Murray Roberts, University of Edinburgh 2020 was billed as the ocean's super-year. It was the year of the United Nations Oceans Conference . It was a critical year in the negotiation of a new treaty to manage … Continue reading WE HAVE TO CHANGE, AND FAST.
by Kelsey Archer Barnhill For this year’s UN World Ocean Day I was lucky enough to sit on two event panels organised by One Ocean Hub. As a first-year PhD student, this was my first experience as a panellist and I was excited, if not a bit nervous, to represent the early career researcher (ECR) … Continue reading World Ocean Day Panel Reflections
by Nadia Jogee. I’m probably not the first person to point out that these are strange times we are living through. Last year we saw children take to the street to demand action on climate change. And now against the backdrop of a global pandemic we are seeing people take to the streets to demand … Continue reading Putting Diversity at the Heart of Marine Ecology