The Solomon Islands Western Province has announced a total ban on plastic bags. The first Solomon Islands plastic bag ban.
There have been a few ocean-cleanup solutions doing the social media rounds recently, but is this really the solution we’ve all been hoping for? We’re not convinced.
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.
On our first visit to the Solomon Islands we were struck by 2 things. Incredible natural beauty and the awful effects of plastic pollution.
Dr Jennifer Lavers has been studying the effects of ocean plastic pollution on the population of flesh-footed shearwaters on Lord Howe Island, and the findings are devastating.