Tag : Arctic

The Death of Boaty McBoatface

2 years ago / 0 comments

If you didn’t already know, the newest of Britain’s polar research ships is to be called the RRS Sir David Attenborough; a distinguished title indeed, but certainly much less fun than Boaty McBoatface. Of course ‘Boaty’ is a silly name, one that doesn’t hold any great scientific weight like a … Read More

The Death of Boaty McBoatface

2 years ago / 0 comments

If you didn’t already know, the newest of Britain’s polar research ships is to be called the RRS Sir David Attenborough; a distinguished title indeed, but certainly much less fun than Boaty McBoatface. Of course ‘Boaty’ is a silly name, one that doesn’t hold any great scientific weight like a … Read More

Lego dumps Shell: the Greenpeace campaign that doesn’t stack up

4 years ago / 0 comments

Last week, news that Lego is to end its relationship with Shell caused quite a stir. Initially this seemed like a major victory against Shell drilling in the Arctic. But when you start to dig under the surface this starts to look like a pretty hollow campaign. Promotion of these … Read More