Excursions and field biology trips are often the order of the day during a biology degree. I believe that it is the time away from the lecture hall that is most vividly remembered and often groundbreaking.
One of the Killer Whales seemed particularly curious, swimming under the boat, leaning a little to the side and looking us straight in the eye. This moment burned itself into my memory so strongly and it simply would not leave me.
When we were contacted by the journalist Susan Smillie of the Guardian on the 7th of August about collisions of Orcas with ships, I thought it was about the conflict between fishermen and Orcas in the Strait of Gibraltar