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...

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...

Cleaning Up Our Planet with World Clean Up Month

 

September is National Clean Up Month, with World Clean Up Day observed this year on Saturday 21 September.

Both events encourage communities from around the world to clean up, pick up and contribute to preservation...

What's really in our oceans...

Plastic waste that makes its way into our oceans accumulates in 5 garbage patches around the globe. If left to circulate, this plastic will impact not only our marine ecosystems but also our own health and economies. Solving...

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...

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...

Lifting the Lid on our Rubbish

 

 

Our home is our sanctuary, when we no longer have a need for something in it we throw it out to bring order back into our lives. Ideally we separate the trash into recyclable versus non-cyclable but the...