Tag Archives: Marine environment

Food, the sea, and people.

So I’ve talked about why I don’t eat seafood and all the unseen destruction that goes on in our oceans. Here’s a bit more of a visual, if you aren’t still convinced. It gets depressing when you realise the scale … Continue reading

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So much (unseen) destruction.

My project this term is on coral reef fisheries, and involves conducting rather extensive literature searches for data. I have also been reading The Unnatural History of the Sea: The past and future of humanity and fishing by Professor Callum Roberts, … Continue reading

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To eat or not to eat.

I decided to stop eating seafood about 2 years ago, after attending a talk by The Black Fish early in Michaelmas term in my first year. Since then, I’ve eaten some fish occasionally: salmon in the couple of weeks after … Continue reading

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From beef to mush – the last geology field trip.

It has been a pretty good past two or so weeks. My third and very sadly, last geology field trip (7 – 17 Apr 2014). I don’t think I ever got round to blogging any of my field trips here … Continue reading

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If we re-started time…

Note: This is a mild deviation from my usual posts (on nature and conservation). Was writing a geology essay entitled “Bivalves and brachiopods: ships that passed in the night. Discuss…” and so I thought why not blog about it as well. I’m … Continue reading

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The Tropical Marine Science Institute – a starting point that may soon be coming to an end?

Back from an unexpected hiatus (I’ve got a pile of drafts that never made it out), and only something this drastic would spur me to put blogging here a priority. The news came out a couple of weeks ago that … Continue reading

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From the West to the East, from mangroves to seagrasses.

Had a most enjoyable day last Saturday, 21 September 2013, one of the most awesome Saturdays one could ever ask for. I woke up bright and early to head to Kranji East mangroves for International Coastal Cleanup Singapore’s annual cleanup. … Continue reading

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