Sail Britain and a scientific team from the University of Exeter are conducting what we believe is the first study into the presence of microplastics in the inland freshwater environment of the Norfolk Broads. Microplastic pollution in the aquatic environment is one of the biggest environmental challenges out there. Microplastics are tiny particles, generally less… More Microplastics research on the Norfolk Broads
“How do you bring the underwater world alive for young children?” That was the challenge we faced when Karen Goonewardene and I were planning a creative workshop for the children of St Paul’s Steiner School in Islington, North London, as part of the community outreach side of the Sail Britain Coastline Project. Karen is a… More How do you teach kids about marine noise pollution?
In a few weeks, I will be boarding an evening train out of London for a one hour journey to the edge of somewhere remote. Somewhere untouched by the fast pace of modern civilisation and at the same time a place which directly facilitates it. The creeks and backwaters of the Suffolk coast hold a… More Secret East Coast