A Plastic Bag Ban is finally on the agenda of the next NSW Environment Minister meeting. Send the Minister a one-liner stating your support to ban the bag.
In its report: ‘Toxic tide: the threat of marine plastic pollution in Australia’ published April 2016 by the Senate, every major point that environmental groups raised was assessed. The findings back the call for action on marine plastic with 23 very specific recommendations
A third novel semi-submersible vessel to clean the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is being developed in Havana with backing from London financiers. The device has already completed sea trials.
Are bioplastic bags the answer to the fact that we’re drowning in single-use plastic bags or are they just another part of the problem? Well they start with ‘bio’ – so they must be good for the planet right?
A clean up by the Northern Beaches Clean Up Crew at Curl Curl Lagoon. Plus 8 ways to reduce plastic pollution in the first place.
For everyone who’s asked us questions about Seabin – about the production, power, marine life and plastic pollution, here are some answers from the innovators themselves.
Plastic pollution is a huge threat to our oceans. So it’s great to see new initiatives like Seabin, a floating rubbish bin invented by a couple of Aussies.
Plastic pollution in our oceans is a man-made catastrophe that feels too big for us to solve. One new Australian project, The Seabin, aims to do that & more.
Diveplanit blogger Harriet Spark writes about plastic pollution and exactly why single use plastic straws suck.
A monumental first took place this week on the small island of Taveuni, Fiji, and Diveplanit guest blogger and fellow Eco Diver, Alice Forrest, was there to take part and document the event for Diveplanit.
Biodiversity #29 – Mankind!?! Scuba divers can play a significant role in spreading the message that what we do on land impacts what happens in our oceans and that without sustainable practices within fisheries the old adage “There’s plenty more fish in the sea” will simply no longer be true.
On our first visit to the Solomon Islands we were struck by 2 things. Incredible natural beauty and the awful effects of plastic pollution.