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It’s not often that a poem becomes not one but two movies, or inspired a song by Iron Maiden but Samuel Taylor Coleridge's ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ is one of those rare exceptions. It is a 7-part tale about the experiences of a sailor who has just returned from sea. It’s a tale of peril, of the supernatural, of the sea. Today lets take a look at part II, in which the mariner and his crew-mates become the object of spirit’s wrath…
As you probably have heard a million times – fish stocks are declining, but the demand for fish is increasing. But what you might not have heard is that every year, 30 million tons of fish are discarded. As guest contributor Jessica Tengvall explains, this wasteful practice is a problem that stems from regulations and economics.
Rapa Nui - or as us English speakers like to call it Easter Island - is home to some of the most isolated coral reefs in the world. They are not immune to coral bleaching, but they do seem to have a rather remarkable recovery rate. Join Itziar Burgués as she talks about her work on the reproduction of Rapa Nui corals - and how it has helped them survive.