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Understanding sustainable energy

The Darwin200 Young Scientists are undertaking a series of research projects focused on understanding sustainable energy, and in particular, wind power. After seeing several spectacular windfarms around the UK, teams of young scientists…

8:41 pm 02-09-20


Young scientists observe collection of starfish.

The dive team brought us a collection of starfish for the Darwin200 young scientists to study. We released them all after studying them exactly where we found them, but the opportunity allowed the…

3:50 pm 01-09-20


So that’s what a colonial sea squirt looks like!

On our way to the Scottish Hebrides. we visited spectacular Lochaline, opposite the Isle of Mull. The Darwin200 dive team has been documenting the changes of wildlife in UK waters as we voyage…

3:36 pm 01-09-20


Raithlin diving – Coral and sponges

10:25 am 29-08-20


Transfixed by serene, glassy waters

For the last two days, the Darwin200 team have sailed from Stranraer towards Rathlin Island, off the coast of Northern Ireland. We sheltered in Mull of Kintyre, near Campbeltown, Scotland whilst the bad…

4:08 pm 27-08-20


Spectacular views of Ailsa Craig

The Darwin200 team had spectacular views of Ailsa Craig, in the outer Firth of Clyde, during the transit across to Rathlin Island, off the coast of Northern Ireland.

3:58 pm 27-08-20


Crew enjoys visit on Lundy Island

The Darwin200 Voyage team called in at the beautiful island of Lundy in the Bristol Channel. Named by the Norse as "Puffin Island", it is a spectacular wildlife refuge, with a beautiful, traditional…

3:29 pm 17-08-20