Close Encounters of the Furred Kind

In June and July last year, I was involved in a research cruise to the Arctic Circle. Our track started in Immingham in the UK, and ended in Reykjavik, Iceland. In between, we visited the Greenland ice shelf, Svalbard and the Barents Sea, all in the name of saving phytoplankton. Now, before heading out on […]

The Secret World of Sea Ice

With the premier of the BBC’s new documentary series Frozen Planet having aired earlier this week, I wanted to hijack some of the buzz around the polar regions of our planet to make a blog post I’ve been planning on writing for a while now. This all starts with my boyfriend’s subscription to The Economist. […]