Wildlife Wednesdays: Whale Sharks

Sadly, this week’s Wildlife Wednesday was inspired by yet another piece of scary news on plastic pollution. The BBC reported this week on the reality of the threat to the ocean’s giants by marine plastic. Filter feeders, like the whale shark, are at serious risk…

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Wildlife Wednesdays: Spotlight on ‘Conservationist Krissy’

When it comes to conservation, it seems to me that there are so many amazing individuals out there fighting to make a difference. One such person is Krissy Middleton, known online as ‘Conservationist Krissy’. Curious to find out more, and keen to shine a well-deserved spotlight on people making waves in conservation, I interviewed the lovely lady…

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Review: Blue Planet 2

The much anticipated Blue Planet 2 started on the BBC last night and it was everything I hoped for.

With the fantastic David Attenborough as narrator, the programme took viewers beneath the surface of the ocean revealing some of the incredible creatures that live there…

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The Case of the Vanishing Vaquita

The vaquita is the world’s smallest marine cetacean and it lives solely in the Gulf of California, Mexico. The vaquita is also the world’s most endangered small marine cetacean with only 30 left in the wild…

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