• Great White Shark

    Great White Shark

    Guadalupe Island
  • Great Hammerhead

    Great Hammerhead

    Bimini, Bahamas
  • Shoal of Fry

    Shoal of Fry

    Macharchar, Rock Islands, Palau
  • Blue Shark

    Blue Shark

    Azores Bank
  • Juvenile Blacktip Sharks

    Juvenile Blacktip Sharks

    Bandos Island, Maldives
  • Common Dolphin

    Common Dolphin

    Faial Island, Azores
  • Mauve Stinger

    Mauve Stinger

    Faial Island, Azores
  • Sperm Whale

    Sperm Whale

    Faial Island, Azores
  • Nudibranch


    North Ari Atoll, Maldives


Lauren Online - Lauren's Blog entries covering dives and research work and the fascinating life of a marine biologist.

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Taking the Plunge with Predators

In my latest Guardian blog I report on diving with sharks which are well known for their bold, unhesitant approach. 

The Cull Controversy

In my sixth Guardian blog I examine the issues around the call for culls of sharks following the tragic death of a boarder in...

When the Research is Wrong

A public campaign to cull ‘invasive’ cownose rays was hugely successful. But re-examining the data revealed a horrible truth: the rays weren’t the problem....