Posts by Chris Vick
Why whale poo matters (and why whales are important for a healthy planet)
At the meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Slovenia, delegates are considering a highly unusual proposal. They will be asked to consider whales – not as food – but as essential contributors to a healthy marine eco-system. The IWC meets every two years. It is where the battle is played out between a…Read More
Strandings – what, where, when and why?
The recent run of strandings across Europe, has dismayed, fascinated and shocked people in equal measure. Here we examine the events and take a closer look at the key questions: what has happened, why has it happened – and critically – what can we do prevent it. What has happened? At time of writing, 29…Read More