Why we need to protect our ocean...and why we need to do it now

For World Oceans Day 2020, the focus is on stimulating a global movement in order to generate support from world leaders to protect 30% of the world's ocean by 2030 - the campaign has been aptly named 30x30.  So, what's the relevance of 30%? It's been established that by safeguarding...

Something to contemplate during Earth Hour

 

As we navigate through a global lockdown with Covid-19 exploding into our lives, diaries are emptied of social & sporting engagements, kids activities are cancelled, school's are out and many businesses are shut down.  It's a challenging...

Wasted Beauty

Wasted Beauty

Taking care of ourselves isn’t easy, particularly in an appearance-centric world, and our desire to look good also has significant negative consequences on our environment.

 
Did you know 70% of waste in the beauty industry is packaging?  

Unfortunately, the beauty...

Don't buy Flowers this Valentines Day...

Don't buy Flowers this Valentines Day...

Flowers have long been the easiest Valentine Day gift solution, providing endless romantic inspiration. Although, seemingly harmless, flower gifting has a huge environmental impact on our Planet, especially around Valentine's Day.


This Valentines Day, there's is no need to compromise romance for sustainability, we've prepared a...

Christmas...The Most WASTEFUL Time of the Year

 

For most, Christmas is considered the most wonderful time of year – but it is also the most wasteful, causing considerable damage to our planet. 

It’s a time of excessive consumerism (we generate 25 percent more waste than average), spending...

Climate Action for International Day of Peace 2019

Every year on 21 September, International Day of Peace is observed across the world. This is a day devoted to highlighting the importance of peace, amongst people and nations.

The United Nations adopted

Protecting the Amazon

 

Our global Rainforests are often referred to as the planet’s lungs.  Why? Because they breathe in CO2 and exhale oxygen, playing a major role in regulating the climate.  

The Amazon in South America is the world’s largest most...

You Are What You Eat...Everything You Need to Know About Microplastics


Did you know you eat thousands of bits of plastic every year?  Abundant in water, air and the food we eat, research proves it’s not good for us but we don’t quite yet know exactly how it’s affecting our...

Take the challenge...make a positive impact on our ocean

 

This month MWR are celebrating World Ocean Day.  Why? Because a thriving ocean, marine life and ecosystem is critical to our own survival. Every year, World Oceans Day helps shine the light on why we need to protect and...

The Future is in Our Hands


 

World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5 June.  It’s especially topical this year with the recent release of the UN report revealing that nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history. The report has found...