This post was originally written for the EnvEast Doctoral Training Partnership student blog. EnvEast is a collaboration between three UK universities, including University of East Anglia where I am carrying out my PhD. The blog can be found here
“Fluctuat Nec Mergitur” “Battu par les flots, mais ne sombre pas. Tossed by the sea, but not sunk.”
The centuries-old motto, which appears on the French capital’s crest, has been a central rallying cry in the wake of the Paris attacks.