oceans

A drop in the ocean: the illusory but necessary promise of the plastic straw

Chances are that by now you’ve probably heard of the environmental issues that plastic straws pose. The straw, however, is just a symptom of a worldwide addiction to single-use plastics;…

Row, row, row your boat gently across the Atlantic

When Julie and Colin Angus arrived in Costa Rica after 10 000 km and five months at sea, Julie became the first woman to cross the Atlantic in a rowboat. According…