Articles Written by Laura Butula

Pelagia noctiluma and Chrysaora hysoscella take an unexpected voyage to the Adriatic Sea

Environment | Oceans , 15th November 2021

The beautiful Adriatic Sea has recently been visited by two marvellous jellyfish species—Pelagia noctiluca and Chrysaora hysoscella. Local scientists were shocked about these sightings, leaving many to question the frequency and potential consequences of the jellyfish visits.

Sustainable Seafood: What, Why and How?

Environment | Oceans, November 1st, 2021

Recent years and events have demonstrated the need for a transition towards more sustainable food systems. In order to achieve this transition, we have to ask the simple ‘what’, why’, and ‘how’ questions concerning sustainability, dietary choices, and global food systems.

The Grindadráp - A tradition or a bloodbath?

Environment | Oceans, 13th October 2021

The Grindadráp is a deeply rooted part of Faroese culture; however, it has recently received plenty of criticism from international audiences due to a new record hunt where 1,428 Atlantic white-sided dolphins were beached and slaughtered.

Wildfires in the Mediterranean: a little too wild

Environment | Forests, September 16th, 2021

There is growing evidence that higher temperatures associated with global warming are increasing the number of summer wildfires across the Mediterranean region.