Challenging Habitat

Today’s STEAM link relates to an all-too-familiar phrase in the context of climate change: “…faster than…”

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Science Technology Engineering Art Mathematics, or STEAM, Education is close to my heart and something I have been engaging in for many, many years, althought I’ve been focussing mainly on the consonants within the acronym while maintaining an active interst in the vowel.

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The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) published The State of the UK Climate 2021 report on 28 July 2022. If you are interested in making sense of specific, significant weather events in the UK and want to know whether or not they are related to Climate Change, I guess there is no better place to go for a good read.

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Seas Your Future generously reserved a berth for science on each voyage in the summer 2022. This enabled me to recruit young and aspiring scientists, mainly students of relevant degree courses, to work as Scientist in Residence on board the Pelican of London.

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The 50th Bristol Harbour Festival was great fun: after a couple of years of COVID19 -induced absence, it returned with a wide range of activities, music and events for all ages.

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Recently, I attended a cetacean identification course with Orca (highly recommended!) and it featured stunning videos of dolphins and whales.

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I’m at sea aboard Pelican of London with 23 young sailors who share my interest in science and technology.

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Earth Day is celebrated sometime in April each year since the 1970s and in 2022, it’s Friday 22nd.

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Back in January, Seas Your Future facilitated a fantastic opportunity for six young Scientists in Residence to carry out research project during a 12 day voyage on the Pelican of London along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Here you can find out what they discovered:

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When the Royal Meteorological Society invited me to write a guest blog about the Antarctic Quest 21 expedition for their MetMatters page, I analysed the daily SitReps provided daily from the Antarctic Peninsula by expedition leader Paul Hart to provide an insight how the weather and ice conditions determined the experience and progress of the expedition team.

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