December2016


The Real Sharknado

Posted on December 5th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Education. Comments Off on The Real Sharknado

For my fourth blog instalment with The Guardian I have discussed some of the research I undertook as part of my PhD whilst reflecting on the latest shark pop culture:

“The Real Sharknado: how sharks deal with extreme weather”



Shark Conservation in the UK

Posted on December 5th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Conservation, Education. Comments Off on Shark Conservation in the UK

This is my third blog for The Guardian, this time I am looking at Shark Conservation within the UK following on from the success of Fin Fighters organisation and the first ever “Shark Fest” held in the UK:

“Sharks fascinate



A Dangerous Delicacy

Posted on December 5th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Conservation, Education. Comments Off on A Dangerous Delicacy

Here is my second blog piece for The Guardian, this time I am discussing Shark Fin Soup following a trip to Hong Kong which coincided with the Chinese New Year:

“Shark fin soup – a dangerous delicacy for humans and



Guardian Blogs

Posted on December 5th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, marine, Sharks. Comments Off on Guardian Blogs

At the start of 2016 I began writing online blogs for The Guardian. My thanks goes out to the science editor for allowing me access to this platform which has enabled me to reach a wide audience and to report …






LOL

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

Click the pictures to see them larger or, the text to read the whole post.

The Real Sharknado

For my fourth blog instalment with The Guardian I have discussed some of the research I undertook as part of my PhD whilst reflecting...

Shark Conservation in the UK

This is my third blog for The Guardian, this time I am looking at Shark Conservation within the UK following on from the success...

A Dangerous Delicacy

Here is my second blog piece for The Guardian, this time I am discussing Shark Fin Soup following a trip to Hong Kong which...