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I’m science advisor to Sea-Changers, a fantastic new charity that funds marine conservation projects (mainly in UK waters). If you have an idea for a conservation project that could benefit from a small grant do get in touch with Sea-Changers…

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Are the oceans dying?

I reviewed Callum Roberts’ latest book Ocean of Life (How our seas are changing) for the Globe and Mail. Callum’s book gives an excellent and immensely readable account of the problematic relationship between humans and the oceans. As you might expect, it’s not exactly a cheery read, although he does somehow manage to maintain a …

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Twenty years later

It’s 20 years since the first Rio Earth Summit. God that makes me feel old. But it also reminds me of the time when I first started paying attention to the state of the planet. And oh boy, was I full of hope then.