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Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust

We often don't think of the UK as a country teeming with rare wildlife. Despite this, our small islands are in fact home to some unique animals who need our protection, like the grey seal.  The Cornwall...

Project Seagrass: Underwater Update #1

Joy and relief were the overriding emotions for many of us this summer as lockdown eased. It was the opportunity to get back to the ocean, and to see family, friends and loved ones. 

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Her First Name | Oceanographic 13

In partnership with Oceanographic Magazine, this year we will be bringing you some of the best stories from the magazine, to bring different perspectives to our community of sea lovers. Fresh from Issue 13, Finisterre Ambassador Hanli Prins

Ocean & Human Health in the age of Covid 19

In partnership with Oceanographic Magazine, this year we will be bringing you some of the best stories from the magazine, to bring different perspectives to our community of sea lovers. Fresh from Issue 13, Finisterre Ambassador Easkey Brit...

This Is Hvaldimir | Oceanographic 13

 In partnership with Oceanographic Magazine, we're bringing you some of the best stories from the magazine. Below is the story of Hvaldimir, a mysteriously tame beluga whale. * On a day like any other, a tame beluga whale...

Rewilding the Sea: Part Two

We're continuing our series looking at the health of our oceans with the second instalment from conservationist and ocean advocate, Dan Crockett - looking at the ways in which humans can support the recovery of the marine...

The Expedition Log: Abundance in the Desert

The Expedition Log is brought to you by those who venture to the most extreme places on our planet; exploring and capturing imagery of some of the last wild frontiers left to us. In our...

Project Seagrass: Seeds of Hope

We first met Richard ‘RJ’ Lilley of Project Seagrass when he spoke at our inaugural 'Ocean Mic Night' tour last year, at our Edinburgh event. A marine biologist who heads up the charity's Scottish operations, RJ has...

Rewilding the Sea: Part One

The oceans' future is our future. They are the life support system of our planet, and it is fast becoming apparent that we must do more to protect them - because we are running out of...

World Oceans Day 2020

Today (June 8) we celebrate World Oceans Day. It's a day to recognise the massive impact the world's oceans have on our everyday lives - from supplying the air we breathe, to supporting livelihoods and...

The Expedition Log | Meeting the Locals

The Expedition Log is a new series, brought to you by those who venture to the most extreme places on our planet; exploring and capturing imagery of some of the last wild frontiers left to...

Surfers Against Sewage: #ReturnToOffender

To mark the 50th Earth Day last week, Wheal Kitty neighbours Surfers Against Sewage went digital with their #ReturnToOffender campaign - the UK's first 'digital beach clean'. Taking the place of the charity's Big Spring Beach Cleans across...

Diving a Bleached Reef | Roger Munns

Roger Munns is an underwater wildlife cameraman with an enviable portfolio. One of the principal camera operatives on the BBC’s ground-breaking Blue Planet II, he has filmed in aquatic environments from the bountiful tropics to...

Supermoon

Avid readers of the Broadcast will have followed our series with Will Thomson, exploring the effects the different phases of the moon on our seas. If not, you can catch up on the first two...

When we stop, the planet heals.

Unprecedented times. Uncharted waters. Unknown territory. We’ve all heard these phrases a lot over the last couple of weeks, and life doesn’t look like going back to normal just yet. However, in amongst the daily...

Ocean Education | Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop

Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop is an explorer, ocean advocate and educator, who has the enviable job of making remote and important marine science accessible to classes around the world. He has worked with numerous expeditions from coral...

The Long Game | Oceanographic 10

In partnership with Oceanographic Magazine, this year we will be bringing you some of the best stories from the magazine, to bring different perspectives to our community of sea lovers. A longstanding friend of Finisterre, Hanli Prinsloo is...

SHIFT sessions: Microfibres from sea to source

We've always had a conscious eye on the impact our products have on the planet. The increasing problems caused by microfibres in the ocean is no different, and is an issue we've been heavily involved in...

In Deep Water

We live on a planet in the midst of an ecological crisis of our own making, a reality that 2019 brought into sharp focus. We know what must be done. The question is, will we...

SAS Autumn Beach Clean: Summit to Sea 2019 Report

This year has seen SAS launch their Summit to Sea beach clean initiative, encouraging volunteers across the whole of the UK to get involved with removing plastic pollution from their local areas, no matter where...

First Quarter

Read on for the second instalment of our series by William Thomson, looking at how the moon exerts its power on the changing tides. In my last broadcast - New Moon, Not Visible - we...

Turtle Soup | Dan Crockett

Dan Crockett is our man on the ground when it comes to sustainability and marine conservation. A regular presence on The Broadcast, avid readers will be familiar with Dan's work and the realness he brings...

Esperanza: My Greenpeace Voyage

A formidable voice for good, Greenpeace's largest and swiftest vessel in their fleet has campaigned environmental agenda for the organisation for over 15 years. When we heard Finisterre employee, Jade Sellick was joining the crew...

New Moon, Not Visible.

Rises in the morning. Sets in the evening.   The New Moon marks the beginning of a tidal month, and it’s an unassuming start at that – because the moon is directly between the sun...

Seabirds and Seals of the Farne Islands

Just off the coast of Northumberland, hunkered down in the waters of the North Sea, lie the Farne Islands. A cluster of rocky crags scattered between one and five miles from shore, the islands are...

Big Fish, Little Knowledge.

It’s a common dream held by many. Quit your day-job, move to sun drenched shores and spend your life making a difference, saving the world. A dream that is often dismissed by those same many,...

Patagonia, I dreamed of abundance | Dan Crockett

Regular visitors to our Broadcast won't be strangers to the words of Dan Crockett. For the uninitiated, Dan is a writer who has been a part of the Finisterre family for many years; joining us...

In Conversation | Bare Foot Skip

Skip Graham is halfway through an epic 1,000km prone paddle following the coastline from Minehead to Poole to raise money for #2minutebeachclean, and doing a few beach cleans along the way. Finisterre E-Commerce Manager Bex joined...

AN OCEAN RELATIONSHIP | DAN BURGESS

Dan Burgess is a strategist, co-designer, creative activist, podcaster and writer. He works as a consultant and practitioner with brands, NGO’s, communities, designers and activists via TheSpaceShip.earth and collaboration unit WildLabs.is.

A WORLD OF WONDER | OCEANOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE

"Sorry for the slow response." Some emails take longer to reply to than others. Workload, priorities or simply a task less favourable, we've all been guilty of sending the above. Our first email exchange with Will...

OCEAN RECONNECTION

A partnership is a business or venture with multiple owners, each of whom has invested interest. In the case of Finisterre and Oceanographic Magazine, our invested interest is a shared one; the health and well being of...

BIG SPRING BEACH CLEAN

Surfers against sewage calls for giant wave of volunteers to join its biggest ever uk spring clean, from summit to sea! THE CALL TO ARMS • Urgent call for volunteers to join more than 600...

TRUSTING THE PROCESS | EASKEY BRITTON

Inspiration can come in many shapes and forms. We find it in its droves in the  ocean environment and in those who spend their time immersed in it. This International Women's Day, we celebrate all the women...

SHOWING THE UNSEEN | JUSTIN HOFMAN

Justin Hofman is an inveterate adventurer. Armed with a marine biology degree and a camera, he traverses the planet sharing his love of the natural world – from the serene beauty of the Great White...

CITIZEN SCIENCE AND THE SEA

Travel writer Conor Hubert, of Bean Abroad Travel Blog, joins a citizen science project investigating microplastic pollution in the Firth of Clyde. Pink! Nestled in amongst the greens of the seaweed, the silvers of the...

WHAT ARE THE HIGH SEAS?

FROM MPAS TO UNCLOS, DAN CROCKETT OF BLUE MARINE FOUNDATION REPORTS FROM THE UN'S HIGH SEAS TREATY NEGOTIATIONS. When I tell people I was at the United Nations in New York last week to closely watch the...

More Life, Less Rubbish

Marine debris is a plague that has spread all over the world. And while the Galapagos Islands are a World Heritage Site, the archipelago is just as susceptible to the tide of ocean plastics as...

THE PLASTIC PROBLEM | BIRTHPLACE BY NOVO AMOR

 It has long been said that music can be a tool to inspire and empower social change. From the likes of Bob Dylan to Rage Against The Machine, we've seen music play an interesting and...

Surfers Against Sewage | Microplastics: The Facts

It's no secret that microplastics are having a devastating impact on our environment. Surfers Against Sewage have been leading the charge to protect our oceans for almost three decades now, so we hand over to them to give...

Hanli Prinsloo On Microplastics

At home in the deepest, bluest and most remote corners of earth, freediver and conservationist Hanli Prinsloo is a witness for the wild. She’s also a friend of Finisterre and a key player in our microplastics...

Shoulder to Shoulder | Environmental Leadership at the Global Wave Conference

For those that missed it, the 5th Global Wave Conference was held in Santa Cruz in early March 2018. It brought together 250 international delegates to hear over 60 speakers, the leadership of the environmental...

IN CONVERSATION WITH | EMILY PENN

Fighting to protect the ocean is like beating into the wind. Calling on head and heart, a taste for the impossible, a grasp of the charts, knowing hands on the lines, eyes firmly set on...

THE NIEUWLAND WORKS WETSUIT PROGRAMME

Tried, tested and built to last, we set out to make the best wetsuits possible. Follow our journey of discovery and innovation.   Tested by the people we designed it for Six years ago, we...

An update from the farm | Bowmont

Back in 2005, we made a unanimous decision to place wool at the centre of our fabric development. One of the oldest natural fibres known to man, its functional properties are well known and it’s...

Icelandic Hot Springs | Harnessing geothermal energy

Harnessing geothermal resources allows Iceland to provide 87% of its demand for hot water and heating by geothermal energy. Bathing in the natural thermal pools in Iceland led us to look further into Iceland’s renewable...

These Charming Men

A friendship born in the water and growing in the soil, ambassadors Matt Smith and Fergal Smith have been like brothers for as long as we can remember. With a shared vision to feed people, care...

MIGRATING BIRDS OF THE SHETLAND ISLANDS

A passing place on the way to and from the frozen north, we visited the subarctic archipelago to put our new collection to the test. Intrigued by the amazing wildlife, we sought to find out more....

Dan Crockett | The Ocean Of Us

The Ocean Conference in New York brought together 6,000 people from 200 countries. Over 1,000 commitments were pledged and the United Nations sent a powerful message to the world: we must act rapidly to secure...

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