A bird flying over a cove on Bear Island

Jon Amtrup and his crew sail to Bear Island in the Barents Sea on a mission to banish plastic from this Arctic wilderness. His article was runner-up in the 2021…

Nicholas and Catherine Hodgson have been collecting rubbish for the last five years, and find a SUP is the best way to transport trash to their boat. Credit: Nicholas Hodgson

Nicholas Hodgson shares how a personal crusade against litter resulted in ‘Trash Tuesdays’, an environmental initiative with ever-growing appeal. The article was runner-up in the 2021 Brian Black Memorial Award…

Dustin Reynolds has won the 2020 Ocean Cruising Club Baron Cup

Dustin Reynolds has won the top accolade in the 2021 Ocean Cruising Club awards after he became the first dual amputee to circumnavigate the world solo

Walrus are found in Svalbard all the year round. They are very sociable animals and live in colonies. Credit: Alamy Stock Photo

Sam Shrives contends with sea ice and an amorous walrus during a three-month cruise from Norway across the Barents Sea to Svalbard. The article was runner-up in the 2021 Brian…