At this year’s Inspirefest I had the opportunity to join forces with my sister, Beckey-Finn Britton, and explain how a life spent close to the ocean has influenced our outlooks and careers.
Beckey-Finn, Coastal Creative and Development Officer at Clean Coasts, discusses how from a young age she became motivated to create a network to protect our seas.
And I talk about how the playground of a Donegal beach launched my career as a researcher and champion surfer.
We also discuss how beach clean-ups work, the significant role the ocean plays in our health, and what the rubbish on beaches can tell us.
Listen in full below.
- 15 June 2018
We’re looking for fresh approaches to creating healthier oceans and people - and need your help!
This pan-European survey aimed to improve our understanding of the European public’s beliefs about how marine issues affect human health and wellbeing.
- 30 May 2018
SOPHIE members gathered in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland in April, to take part in the first of two expert workshops.