My friend, Vicki sent me a message a while back, which included this:
… as I’m progressing through the development of my research, I can’t help being slightly alarmed by the fact that in the marine science circles, there are really serious and pressing concerns about ocean acidification, but this doesn’t seem to be a conversation that’s being had in the broader public arena. See, for example:
This was the original version of today’s cartoon. Apparently, the word “prophylactic” might have been an unpleasant surprise for comics readers.
Not as unpleasant as coming across one in the sea…
Wherever we have lived, we’ve picked up litter, but it is lovely to get involved with a big group of litter pickers every now and again.
We ignored the sign-in, t-shirt hand out and tedious health and safety briefing and got to work on the beach straight away (At high tide, gasp! how dangerous….).