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COP26 - Speak For The Ocean

As preparations for the COP26 climate conference ramp up, we want to give our community the opportunity to speak for the ocean; putting pressure on the world’s governments to take the urgent action needed to...

Who Speaks for the Ocean?

With the release of the IPCC's 6th report on climate change earlier this week, the reality of our planet's situation was put into grim context. But whether talking about narratives of 'climate doom' or hope...

The Ecologist’s Travels: Expedition WET

The Western Ecology Tour – Expedition WET led by Andy Clark was an expedition like no other. 10 days of camping and travelling across the West Coast, starting in the North of Scotland, down towards...

Underwater Update | Spring 2021

Seagrass meadows provide valuable nursery habitat to over one fifth of the world’s largest 25 fisheries, and despite covering only 0.1 per cent of the ocean floor these meadows are highly efficient carbon sinks, storing...

How Storytelling Can Inspire Change | #SeaOurFuture

Sea7 speaker James Honeyborne is a biologist by degree and a storyteller by heart. In his workshop How to Tell Stories that Create Change, James talked through his learnings from making the hit BBC series...

Saving Threshers | Oceanographic 18

In partnership with Oceanographic, we've been sharing some of the best stories from the magazine on The Broadcast; bringing different perspectives from around the world to our community of sea lovers. In the feature article of Issue 18,...

How To Repair Your Jacket

We believe that the most sustainable product is the one you already own. That's why our Lived & Loved repairs team have been breathing new life into old favourites for years.  Now, we've made it...

Underwater Awakening

Over the past year, we've been sharing the exciting underwater updates from UK based Project Seagrass co-founder RJ Lilley, on their ocean rewilding journey. During the COVID19 pandemic and through the restoration project, some of the Proje

What is Sea7?

In response to global leaders attending the G7 summit in Cornwall, Finisterre will be hosting Sea7; an online ocean activist training camp. Streamed live from our cliff-top Workshop on June 10th, we’re bringing together leading...

The Plastic Detective

Plastic pollution presents a huge problem for the natural world. However, it's also an incredibly useful material that can be used to make countless products that benefit our lives. So how do we go about using it in the right...

Planet PK: Conservation Through Community

Here at Finisterre, we strongly believe that you protect what you love. It’s why we try to encourage people to experience and enjoy our oceans as much as possible; because the more people discover, the...

Underwater Update #3 | Winter 2021

Scotland went into its second lockdown on 26th December, so Richard Lilley of Project Seagrass wrote this update without having been able to leave the City of Edinburgh for a little over two months! However, despite the...

Place of Encounter | Oceanographic 17

In partnership with Oceanographic Magazine, we've been sharing some of the best stories from the magazine on The Broadcast, to bring different perspectives to our community of sea lovers. In Issue 17, Finisterre Ambassador and social ecolog

Surfing on Seaweed

Most surfers are well tuned in to the rhythms of the natural world. But what happens when that natural world finds itself out of balance? Well, for surfers like Charlie Cadin, you see if you...

Microfibres: The Story So Far

Back in 2018 Finisterre launched the Microplastics Collection, to raise awareness of the dangers posed by the increasing number of small plastic particles being found in our oceans. As we investigated further, it became apparent...

Bio-logging Blues | Oceanographic 16

In partnership with Oceanographic, we've been sharing some of the best stories from the magazine on The Broadcast; bringing different perspectives from around the world to our community of sea lovers. In the feature article of Issue 16,...

Exxpedition Round the World: Leg 2

eXXpedition Round the World is an all-female sailing voyage and research mission founded by Finisterre Ambassador Emily Penn. Starting and ending in the UK the project will see 300 women take to the seas and...

Underwater Update #2 | Autumn 2020

As autumn draws to a close and the cold grip of winter takes hold, it brightened our day to receive another update from the team at Project Seagrass - as they continue their mission to map and...

Latitudinal Drift | James Aiken

Writer, sailor, surfer, adventurer. James Aiken commonly describes himself as a nautical nomad, living a life that revolves around the sea - wherever in the world he might be.  As a lifelong sailor, he's seen...

A Helping Handplane

In general, coffee shops and surfing don’t have a whole lot in common. But for Finisterre Ambassador Noah Lane they form the two main pillars of his life; from riding monsters at Mullaghmore to serving...

Plastic Oceans

We are drowning in plastic. Plastic is found at our fingertips, from computer keyboards to salad boxes to disposable bottles. We use this material because of its properties - flexible, durable and resistant. So when we...

Urban Nursery | Oceanographic 14

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. In issue 14, beneath the shadows of South...

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. 

...

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

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...

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...

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.