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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 …



The Ultimate Shark Conservation Experience!

Posted on November 30th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Ecotourism, marine, Sharks. Comments Off on The Ultimate Shark Conservation Experience!

The Ultimate Shark Conservation Experience!
-Sign up for the trip of a lifetime with Saltwater Life & Basking Shark Scotland Summer 2014.

– Learn about Shark Biology, Physiology, Ecology & Conservation
– Observe and swim in the wild with the



Gill Envy; Subsurface Trip Report – Tenerife, October 2013.

Posted on November 29th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, marine, travel. Comments Off on Gill Envy; Subsurface Trip Report – Tenerife, October 2013.

Hit the following dive sites over 2 days; El Puertito, Abades Micro Marine Reserve, San Miguel Ray’s and Poris. On the Underwater Camera Hunt for Green Turtles & Stingrays, all of the diving was with Amarilla Diver’s Tenerife.

The Green …






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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....