Posts from Tuesday 11 September, 2007

Profile: Dr Simon Boxall

By Simon // Tuesday 11 Sep // 20:57:12 // View


Dr Simon Boxall
Oceanographer (UK)
Simon is a lecturer in Oceanography at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. He has monitored ocean environments worldwide in force 11 gales and in the compete calm, from the air, space and underwater, tracking and monitoring pollution and environmental impact.

‘The sad thing is that everyone assumes that cutting back on our CO2 emissions will necessarily be painful and expensive! For the average person in the street using less power, having better insulated homes, and more economical transport, will save them money and saves our environment and lifestyle. It’s a win/win situation.”
Dr Simon Boxall

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Profile: Vicky Long

By gorm // Tuesday 11 Sep // 16:30:55 // View


Vicky Long
Artist and Cape Farewell Project Director (UK)

Vicky has a background in theatre and scenography. Since 2005 she has produced exhibitions, events and film for Cape Farewell. Vicky enjoys working with a wide range of artists, to create work that gets right to the heart of what it is to be living today. She has worked in the UK, Netherlands, Czech Republic, India and Hong Kong and is excited by the internationalism of the Cape Farewell voyages in 2007. Vicky is also a voice-actor and singer and will keep a voice diary on the expedition, as well as recording poems, stories and songs, pertinent to the sea, the ice and our changing climate.

“Here is an opportunity for change. It will be exciting to look back in 30 years time and think, I was a part of that change.”
Dr. Chris West, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University

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