Courtney Mattison: Ocean advocate and artist using ceramics to depict the fragile beauty of coral reefs and threats it faces

Sculptor and ocean advocate Courtney Mattison creates ceramic installations that depict the fragile beauty of coral reefs and the human-caused threats they face to “move us to value the blue planet we live on in ways that scientific data often cannot”. In her Our Changing Seas series, Courtney Mattison provides an artistic impression of what is happening at sea with corals, particularly coral bleaching. The … Continue reading Courtney Mattison: Ocean advocate and artist using ceramics to depict the fragile beauty of coral reefs and threats it faces

The Long Swim: Lewis Pugh’s full length swim of English Channel calls for ocean protection

Ocean advocate and endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh’s is swimming the full length of the English Channel – from Land’s End to Dover – in a journey that is estimated to take around 50 days. Kitted out in just his swimming trunks, a cap and goggles, Lewis Pugh is swimming one of the toughest stretches of water to call on the British Government to urgently protect the waters … Continue reading The Long Swim: Lewis Pugh’s full length swim of English Channel calls for ocean protection