Photo: Jenn Lavers
PROTECT WHAT YOU LOVE
Hi! I'm Alice.
I like to spend my days eye-gazing with humpback whales, hanging out with penguins on the Antarctic ice, or freediving with turtles in my salty backyard in Byron Bay, Australia.
Generally when I'm not in the ocean, I'm spending my days trying to protect it. As a marine biologist, wildlife guide & scientific communicator, I hope to use my degree & knowledge to inspire positive change.
WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
The ocean supports life on this planet, and provides us with most of the air that we breathe. And yet all of the threats it's facing - plastic pollution, overfishing, climate change & acidification - are caused by us.
We are the problem, but we're also all capable of making a positive difference, and we have all the solutions we need to start right now.
PART OF THE SOLUTION
An e-book created for ocean lovers, turtle admirers, bottled-water buyers, surf seekers, beach cleaners, whale worshippers, and anyone who’s ever used a straw.
To inspire change, share solutions and most importantly remember
A collection of beautiful images, facts & ideas, to
help you to create a happier, healthier ocean, human, and
the whole planet, by changing your relationship with plastic.
I studied conservation & marine biology, mostly researching marine plastic pollution. I was the first person to show plastic inside commonly eaten fish in the Pacific Ocean, and documented the most plastic polluted beach in the world - Henderson Island.
I've also studied whales in the Indian & Pacific Oceans & worked with seabirds. Everything I've learnt as a scientist has taught me that communication is the most important part.
Some more stuff about my life above & below the sea.
TIPS & TRICKS
Some ideas for more sustainable living.
Learn more on the blog.
GET IN TOUCH
I'd love to help you help the planet.
A WILD LIFE
Science, Stories & Stuff
on the Blog
“When asked if I am pessimistic or optimistic about the future, my answer is always the same: If you look at the science about what is happening on earth and aren’t pessimistic, you don’t understand data. But if you meet the people who are working to restore this earth and the lives of the poor, and you aren’t optimistic, you haven’t got a pulse. What I see everywhere in the world are ordinary people willing to confront despair, power, and incalculable odds in order to restore some semblance of grace, justice, and beauty to this world.”
- Paul Hawken