Climate change in a (plastic) bottle

It’s been a long while since I’ve posted, mainly due to moving house, having my annual review (woo I’m a second year PhD candidate now!), moving into a new office, presentations and moving labs! Last weekend was my first free weekend in a long time and it was so nice to just be at home…

Guilty frequent flyer – carbon offsetting your flights

I love flying – we can get to amazing places so quickly but I’ve really started to worry about the environmental impact that I’m having. I’ve flown a lot this year and I’ll be flying at least twice more before the year is up… I’m definitely feeling guilty about it especially as my work means…

World Oceans Day: how you can help the ocean

As the demand for fish and seafood grows, the fishing industry has continued to evolve more ways to catch more fish, more quickly. Seafood used to be one of my favourite foods. However, I soon decided I couldn’t keep supporting the fishing industry. One of the reasons I become vegetarian is that overfishing has overexploited…