Author Archives: bratford2003

A little shark love

I wasn’t always such a shark lover. After watching Jaws as a child, I refused to go in the swimming pool for weeks. Those days are long gone though and I have become an avid shark advocate. As I am … Continue reading

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Where have all the fish gone?

I have just gotten back from a morning snorkel. The weather is warm and sunny, the water blue and I have been looking forward to being here in the heart of the coral triangle hoping to expand my fish identification … Continue reading

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Plastic world

I’m currently living on a small island in the Philippines called Malapascua. When I say small, I mean small, it’s 1 km by 3km and ringed by white sand beaches. If you aren’t a scuba diver you may not know … Continue reading

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Why conservation?

I’m lying in bed listening to the rain hit the thatch of the hut. The dampness has permeated into my pillow, not from direct contact, just from the air being so saturated with moisture. It’s early, just before six am, … Continue reading

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