Pink bottles washing up on Cornwall beaches highlight increasing marine litter problem

  As thousands of pink detergent bottles are cleared from our beautiful beaches in Cornwall, Dr Sue Kinsey, Senior Pollution Policy Officer for the Marine Conservation Society, and Sarah O’Brien, South West External Affairs Advisor for the National Trust, highlight the wider issue of how marine litter is a growing problem. Over the past week, 7000…

Make Your Christmas Walk a Coastal One

It’s now less than a week until Christmas. However, due to the milder weather this year, I have heard a lot a people grumble that it simply does not feel like Christmas. If there is an activity that is guaranteed to deliver on the chill factor, it is a bracing winter walk by the coast.…

What the coast means to me: Rosie Perry

Here on the Places blog, Howard has been asking work associates what the coast means to them. As the new Neptune intern, I thought it would be nice to round up the series with some of my own coastal memories. Like many, my love of the coast stems from happy childhood memories. Reminiscing upon my…