“Wow, what an exciting day! This morning it was an honour to be asked to represent the Marine Conservation Society in an interview with ITV news regarding the impact of balloon and lantern releases on the marine environment. It all happened extremely quickly, but I managed to have enough time to prepare myself by brushing up on all the facts. It was a fantastic experience and I would like to say a big thank you to MCS for giving me the opportunity and introducing me to the role of Sea Champion Volunteer. "Gemma James, Plymouth.