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 [...]
I am really excited to introduce my new weekly feature - Trail Blazer Tuesday. There are so many fantastic individuals out there making serious waves in STEM, and I want to showcase them for you as best I can. For our very first feature we have Bri (@dr.of.what), an Australian Conservation Psychologist with a real [...]
Now that initial impressions and some gushing is over (Part I) - on to the real reason for our jaunt to Canada’s west coast. After another night of little sleep, we dragged our bums out of bed, our packs onto our backs, and jumped on the 5am ferry from Vancouver Island to Saturna Island, home [...]
In an age where women are battling stereotypes and where men typically outnumber women in STEM careers and positions of power, BUT where women are 'doing science' in greater numbers than ever before, we must be celebrating and encouraging the work of ladies in a characteristically male dominated world! Those ladies rock. What we absolutely should not [...]
Orca conservation work in Canada. Read more about One Species' first ambassador meet up in the Gulf Islands. Understand the community's attitudes towards conservation.
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 [...]
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 [...]