Book club: ‘Tide’ by Hugh Aldersey-Williams

“A superb book . A delight to read. A strikingly British blend of history, science, literature, eccentric travel and wayward storytelling” – Sunday Times In his 2016 book ‘Tide: The Science and Lore of the Greatest Force on Earth’ natural sciences writer Hugh Aldresey-Williams delivers a deep dive into one of the most important natural … More Book club: ‘Tide’ by Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Review: 2019 Ocean Art Underwater Photography Competition

The Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition is an annual event hosted by Underwater Photography Guide with support from Bluewater photo & travel. Now in its 8th year it is one of the biggest marine photography competitions in the world. Photographers from 78 countries submitted entries last year in 16 different categories including two new fields, … More Review: 2019 Ocean Art Underwater Photography Competition

Review: ‘Seas of Green’ by Ellie Marsh

‘Seas of Green’ is a short film by Ellie Marsh, a marine conservationist, PADI Dive Master and Marine Natural History Photography graduate from Falmouth University. It was created as part of the final project in her degree and as the title suggests it focuses on seagrass meadows, and in particular the important ecological role they … More Review: ‘Seas of Green’ by Ellie Marsh

Book Club: ‘Other Minds’ by Peter Godfrey-Smith

Peter Godfrey-Smith’s ‘Other Minds: the octopus and the evolution of intelligent life’ is a fantastic insight into cephalopod intelligence and evolution from a mix of philosophical and scientific perspectives that will make you question what it means to be intelligent. Other Minds is a fantastic book that takes the reader through a journey both into … More Book Club: ‘Other Minds’ by Peter Godfrey-Smith

Review: Underwater Film Festival 2019

Last week the Underwater Film Festival took place in Cornwall for the first time. It was a fantastic celebration of our oceans featuring incredible underwater imagery from a variety of talented professionals and students. The Underwater Film Festival 2019 was the second annual event, organised and sponsored by dive clothing company Fourth Element, to help … More Review: Underwater Film Festival 2019

Breaking down the IPCC special report on climate change and our oceans

This week the IPCC released a special report focusing on how climate change is impacting our oceans and predicting the scale of future problems. Here I provide a summary of the key findings and clearly explain some of the bigger issues. On 25th September at the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) meeting in Monaco … More Breaking down the IPCC special report on climate change and our oceans

Review: 2018 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition

The winners of the 2018 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition were recently announced. The competition run by the Underwater Photography Guide is in its 7th year and shows of the best marine photographs taken in a variety of categories. I go through some of the winning entries and my personal favourites. The Ocean Art Underwater … More Review: 2018 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition

Review: ‘One Breath Around The World’ by Guillaume Néry

In an incredibly unique and beautiful short film record breaking French free diver Guillaume Néry takes you on an underwater journey around the world. With visuals as impressive and inspiring as the near superhuman talents he displays, this video will take your breath away. One Breath Around The World is a short film by world … More Review: ‘One Breath Around The World’ by Guillaume Néry