Why is Science Communication Important? An Interview with Sophie Pavelle [II]

Part II of my interview with @sophiepavs!  See Part I here. Give us a short overview of your three weeks; did you achieve what you had hoped to? Starting in wild and windy Bude, armed with a 12kg backpack and my extensive camera crew of an iPhone, selfie stick and tripod I set off to … Continue reading Why is Science Communication Important? An Interview with Sophie Pavelle [II]

Why Science Communication is so Important – Interview with Sophie Pavelle [I].

So who is Sophie Pavelle (@sophiepavs)? Being outside, searching for wildlife and posting about it on social media. That’s what I like doing. Come the time to submit an idea for my MSc dissertation proposal however, and the question was how to roll all these things into a legitimate sounding research project…“I know!”, I thought … Continue reading Why Science Communication is so Important – Interview with Sophie Pavelle [I].

The Greener Choice: Unsustainable fishing is threatening wild fish populations.

I’m a little late on this one!  Despite finishing college (finally!), these last few weeks have still been pretty full on and, when I’ve not been working, I’ve been taking full advantage of our new home in stunning sunny Cornwall. But here it is…the first of my ‘Greener Choices’.  I’ve already mentioned my decision to … Continue reading The Greener Choice: Unsustainable fishing is threatening wild fish populations.

Three orcas off the coast of Canada

Fighting Orca Extinction on the Canadian Coast

Who remembers Granny?  Matriarch to the southern resident killer whales (SRKW); mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother to many of the remaining 78 orcas?  She was an oracle for the younger generations, passing on her knowledge on migration routes, feeding sites, and the best fish.  Unfortunately, Granny died in January of this year at the incredible age … Continue reading Fighting Orca Extinction on the Canadian Coast