Philip Hoare

Albrecht Dürer’s genius for self-promotion

5 August 2023 9:00 am

Albrecht Dürer was an undoubted genius – and no one was more conscious of it than the artist himself, says Philip Hoare

A Blakean heaven or hell: fish with coloured lanterns and teeth like primeval beasts

8 July 2023 9:00 am

On 11 June 1930, William Beebe and Otis Barton descended into the Caribbean depths to glimpse a world no man had seen before

We should learn to love sharks, not demonise them

25 July 2020 9:00 am

Sharks may inspire fear and loathing, but we are the crueller predators, says Philip Hoare

Will all whales soon be extinct?

25 August 2018 9:00 am

Nick Pyenson, curator of fossil marine mammals at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, is quick to tell us he’s not…

The Bob Baker trails the Thunder through six-metre swells

Today’s pirate gold is the Patagonian toothfish

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Sea Shepherd is a radical protest group made famous — or notorious — by the American cable TV series Whale…