Paul is awarded the RGS 2018 Founder's Medal

Paul Rose has been awarded one of the Society’s two Royal Medals. The Royal Medals are approved by Her Majesty the Queen, and are among the highest honours of their kind in the world.

The Azores

The Pristine Seas team is conducting a scientific expedition to explore the waters around the Azores — including never before surveyed seamounts.
Fish in Malpelo

Remote island of Malpelo

The Pristine Seas team is currently carrying out an expedition to the Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary, studying the marine environments, which form part of the tropical Eastern Pacific marine corridor.

Pristine Seas Heads to the Mountains!

We are headed to Ascension Island, a tiny volcanic island in the South Atlantic, midway between Brazil and Africa.

Paul’s new BBC series, Yorkshire Wolds Way

Paul’s new BBC series starts Saturday 13th May at 7:30pm on BBC Two.

Rolex Awards for Enterprise

If you are between 18 and 30 years old with vision and a ground-breaking proposal that will help to expand knowledge of our world and improve the quality of life on the planet, apply for a Rolex Award in 2018

Paul’s new BBC series, Coastal Path

Paul’s new BBC series, Coastal Path, starts on Friday 18th November at 8:30pm on BBC Two

National Geographic Expands Global Grants Program

National Geographic Expands Global Grants Program, Funding Individuals and Ideas That Push Boundaries, Inspire Solutions.

Clipperton Islands: Beautiful, Powerful Surprise!

One of the world’s most remote tropical islands, the only atoll in the tropical eastern Pacific and is home to a highly energetic reef. Including things that bite!

Selvagens Islands: Amazing Creatures

From sea to sky, the creatures of Selvagens Islands constantly amaze the team.

BBC Pennine Way

A new four-part series celebrating the 268-mile Pennine Way to mark the National Trail’s 50th anniversary.

The Last Ice Area Project

Climate projections forecast the total disappearance of summer sea ice in the Arctic by 2040, with the exception of one place: the "last ice area," north of Greenland and Ellesmere Island in Nunavut.

UK Government approves world’s largest marine reserve around Pitcairn Island

The UK government intends to proceed with designation of the World's largest Marine Protected Area (MPA) around Pitcairn.

Paul's BBC Inside Out: Plastic Seas

Marine expert Paul Rose investigates for BBC documentary Inside Out and warns that the vast quantities of plastics which litter the UK's oceans are a real danger to sea life and also threaten humans.