a blog about adventures, digital strategy, marine conservation, and anything else that comes to mind

giving this another go

Writing the first post for a new blog is, to me, a lot like starting a fresh notebook, or buying a new piece of diving equipment. There is trepidation about getting started mixed with excitement about what will come from it. At some point you have to stop worrying about it and just start somewhere. …

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“evolutionary marvels”

The Reef-World team was recently asked to summarise why we care about coral reefs to support ICRI’s recommendation that coral reefs must be prioritised in the Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). Here is my answer: “Visiting coral reefs is to visit life: to see the building blocks of the ocean. …

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surviving paradise during COVID-19

This post originally appeared on The Reef-World Foundation website. On the last day of June 2019, I made the decision to swap Bristol for South East Asia. I’d realised that, if I truly wanted to make a meaningful contribution to marine conservation, leaving my job would give me the dedicated time and headspace I needed …

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