Did you know that we are currently allowing around 8 million tonnes of plastic to get into our oceans every year and it’s having a terrible impact on ocean wildlife, the environment, our well-being and ultimately our health?
“With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you are connected to the sea. No matter where you live“
Dr Sylvia Earle
We are removing fish from our oceans at an unsustainable rate. If we don’t manage our fish stocks better are going to run out and some species may become extinct
“The whole of the eco systems of the world are based on the healthy ocean and if that part of the planet becomes dysfunctional and goes wrong, then the whole of life on this planet will suffer”
Sir David Attenborough
The ocean is essential for our very survival, yet we treat it with neglect. Fragile ecosystems like coral reefs are susceptible to the smallest climate change and pollution. The impact of not having coral reefs is unimaginable.
“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow, by evading it today”
David was invited to be a keynote speaker at the International Conference on Frontiers in Marine Science - Challenges and Prospects (MARICON 2019) in Kochi, India. The conference was organized…
This summer Japan made the decision to leave the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and allow its traders to resume commercial whale hunting in the 12 miles of ocean around its…
At the beginning of January 2019, the massive container ship MSC Zoe was transiting in the North Sea off the Dutch/German coast. Caught by the 10m waves caused by Storm Zeetje,…