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In Search of a Plankton Feeder

Posted on November 17th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Ecotourism, Sharks, travel. Comments Off on In Search of a Plankton Feeder

The Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) can reach lengths of up to 12m and is the largest shark in British waters and the second largest in the world after the Whale Shark. Both are plankton feeders, and it is …



Hammer-time!

Posted on March 26th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Conservation, Ecotourism, Sharks, travel. Comments Off on Hammer-time!

What does Hannibal Lecter, Ernest Hemmingway and I have in common? A taste for fava beans and a nice Chianti? (Chianti – yes), renowned literary skill? (pah! If only!). The answer is in fact the islands of Bimini, Bahamas situated …



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.

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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...