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Russia, how long must we wait?

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in News | No Comments
Russia, how long must we wait?

Until the end of the month, the officials from 24 countries – plus the EU – will consider a range of issues, the most notorious of which is the long-delayed establishment of marine reserves in the Ross Sea and in the waters of East Antarctica. I can’t tell you what’s happening at the meeting so far, as CCAMLR meets behind closed doors.

The Last of Our Kind

Posted by on Oct 3, 2014 in News | No Comments
The Last of Our Kind

Beautiful and poignant reaction by my sister, Suzanne Walsh, to this weeks news of walrus beachings in the Arctic, and the deplorable global loss of our fellow animals.

The Slaney River and the World

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Articles, News | 2 Comments
The Slaney River and the World

For all the travelling I’ve done, it’s always good to come home. I am writing these words 50m away from the River Slaney, in the south east of Ireland, with a a copy of Crossabeg: The Parish and its People (Vol 2) waiting for me. And I’m honoured to be featured in the book. When my neighbour here, Alice Devine, one of the team who put the book together asked me to write something about my travels, I thought the best way was to show how my upbringing in Crossabeg provided the foundation for everything that followed – including my trips to the Arctic and the Antarctic.

Arctic Nocturne: An Evening of Solidarity with the Greenpeace Arctic 30

Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in Articles, News | No Comments
Arctic Nocturne: An Evening of Solidarity with the Greenpeace Arctic 30

On October 17th, for the last evening of my photo exhibition, The Arctic: Another World? we had a special event in solidarity with the 30 Greenpeace Arctic activists currently being held in detention in Russia, at Brussels’ beautiful Bibliothèque de Laeken, hosted by Greenpeace Belgium and the Ville de Bruxelles.