An Open Letter to the Leaders of the United Kingdom The ocean plays a critical role in human health and the health of the planet. It buffers us against the worst impacts of climate breakdown, generates the oxygen we breathe, and provides sustenance and livelihoods for people across the world. The ocean protects and provides … Continue reading Protect Our Life Support System
The IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere will be released in September 2019 and the marine community predicts that it will paint a grim picture of the state of the ocean. On 27th June 2019 the Marine CoLAB network met for the first IPCC response framing workshop, borne out of a common recognition … Continue reading CoLAB Network Meets to Discuss IPCC Response
An new collaborative initiative between researchers and BBC Radio 4 aim to investigate the therapeutic properties of sound and specifically, how the British public respond to nature-based sounds.
We're hiring! We are looking for an exceptional communicator, with the confidence, skills and experience to increase the profile and impact of the Marine CoLABoration’s work On behalf of the Marine CoLABoration, Communications Inc is looking to appoint a Communications Lead to work with the Coordinator and Advisory Group at the heart of the Marine CoLABoration … Continue reading Vacancy: Communications Lead (deadline extended)
3 min read There is a growing body of research, suggesting that 'blue spaces' (the ocean, rivers, streams, lakes, ponds) may have been underestimated in their benefits to human health wellbeing. Proximity and access to water have long been central to human culture and accordingly deliver countless societal benefits. Over 200 million people … Continue reading An ocean of calm
Following a roundtable debate at Prospect's offices on 31st May 2017, prospect magazine published this article on the perception that the ocean is 'too big to fail'.
"If you put a price on the environment, it suggests that it can be bought or sold or even worse that having a fistful of notes in your hand is somehow equivalent to having an ancient woodland, a reef, a kelp forest or a saltmarsh teeming with birdlife." LAB member and Marine Conservation Society Education … Continue reading Our ocean has value