Tracking microplastics in the Mekong: a research overview

This week I would have been presenting my work in Vienna at the European Geoscience Union (EGU). However, EGU have been amazing, moving everything online and making the conference free and much more inclusive. Instead of presenting, online discussions are taking place with researchers uploading their presentation materials for everyone to see. It’s exciting because…

Inspiring People: Laura La Beur

With International Women’s Day last week, I decided I wanted to interview a women in science that has inspired me, so I interviewed Laura La Beur. I have never met anyone quite like her and I love her for that. Laura is full of passion, opinionated and kind. She openly advocates body positivity, LGBTQIA rights,…

Microplastics: a growing threat to coral reefs

Following the incredible Blue Planet II , and even more recently Drowning in Plastic, the public response has been brilliant, pushing for reductions in single-use plastic globally. My friends who I used to row with back at home founded Row For the Ocean and are currently rowing the Atlantic to raise awareness of plastic pollution in collaboration with Surfers…