“Is that a… a… giant condom?” Perhaps not the question you’d expect to ask a stranger over dinner, but then this was no normal supper-time gathering…

Discover who Phoebe was talking to and just what on earth she was looking at when she asks this question in her latest Wander Woman column for Wanderlust.co.uk

Just off the shores of Heron Island in Queensland, very important reef saving work is being done © Phoebe Smith


In it she journeys to Heron Island, a sandy 300m x 800m coral caye off the south Queensland coast in Australia, to discuss the state of the Great Barrier Reef with scientists, conservationists and environmentalists.

Read the full story here then find out the ways that you can act now to help to protect this vital global resource here.