An introduction to echinoderms and their weird and wonderful lives. Have you ever lost touch with a relative? It’s a rhetorical question really because you and I are related but our ancestors lost touch hundreds or even thousands of years ago. It is, in biological terms, meant to happen, we are made both to disperse […]Read More
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Tiny Actions. A Blog Post By Ben Hughes Introduction Hello, I’m Ben, you may know me from one of our Instagram pictures, (I’m the one with the big dark curly hair…) I’ve been wanting to write a blog for a while now. Many have been started but they are either incomplete or I’m not happy […]Read More
The Leatherback Turtle and Plastic Pollution Introducing Ruth the Luth – A story book to colour. Our first Story Book. We’ve just released the first of our new Children’s T-shirts, the barrel jellyfish and the leatherback turtle. To accompany them we’ve created Ruth the Luth a story book to colour. It’s a story about how small actions […]Read More
We are delighted to have a guest blog by Marine Plastic Scientist Winnie Courtene-Jones. She tells us about her research into how micro plastics are reaching even the deep seas. Our latest T-shirt, the brittle star was created to help raise awareness of how echinoderms are being affected by plastics. Microplastics are eaten by […]Read More
Leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) The leatherback turtle is also known as the leathery turtle or Luth. It is one of the most threatened species to be found in British waters. Can you see leatherback turtles off the British coast? Although it cannot breed on our chilly beaches, the leatherback turtle migrates thousands of miles to […]Read More