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Harry Baker

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Since a young age I have been fascinated with science, wildlife and exploration. I was lucky enough to learn how to SCUBA dive at an early age and was amazed at the expansive and vibrant world I found hiding beneath the waves. It inspired me to study Marine Biology which I did at the University of Exeter (Penryn campus) graduating in the summer of 2018. During my time at university I not only learned about the weird and wonderful marine creatures that occupy our oceans, but also about the threats that face them on a daily basis. My lecturers included researchers who were providing the data that contributes to conservation efforts to protect key species and habitats and I was amazed by how many human caused issues were plaguing our oceans. I want to help highlight some of these issues as well as well inspire people to care about and help protect marine life.

As well as Marine Madness I have also written articles for Sevenseas Media, Ocean Oculus, Make The Ocean Great Again, NaturevolveSea Voice News & The Marine Biologist. To keep up with my work  follow me on twitter @harryjpbaker.

You can now also support me and the site on Patreon here!!

Guest writers

Owen HarrisThe effects of offshore wind farms on marine life

Miranda S. AlticeReturn to the big blue: a sea turtle’s release from rehab

Joe BakerThe black lives of marine biology

Rebecca GreatorexThe potential benefits of COVID-19 on marine wildlife

Lorraine Aldridge – Healing with honey: my time working at the ARCHELON Sea Turtle Rescue Centre

Jenny Hickman – How low can we go? The importance & impacts of deep sea mining

Louise-Océane Delion – Optimism for ocean recovery by 2050

Eleanor GilbertAssisted evolution: is meddling with corals the key to their survival?

Zuzanna DuszaOctopuses & MS: linking multiple arms to multiple sclerosis                     – Applying sensory ecology to fisheries & aquaculture: maximising efficiency whilst achieving sustainability

Janey SellarsFriends or foes? The media’s portrayal of sharks & the influence on human perspectives

Amy BarkerThe sea otter story

Nuri SteinmannSponge farming in Zanzibar

Hannah SchartmannA marine biologist’s dream: Spotting dolphins in the wild, observing and protecting them

George BrettOcean acidification & coral reefs

Charlie Gregory The incredible fish living in a toxic Mexican cave system

Rhodri Irranca-DaviesCoding in the deep: the past, present & future of deep-learning in the field of benthic ecology

Janey SellarsFriends or foes? The media’s portrayal of sharks & the influence on human perspectives