Researchers at the Ellen Macarthur Foundation have found that by 2050 there could be more plastic in the ocean (by weight), than fish (Source: The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the future of plastics). This could be up to an astonishing 900 million tonnes of plastic. Continue reading “Do you want plastic with that?”
There is a misconception that mindfulness is some kind of religious Buddhist ceremony or complex meditation technique. In fact, mindfulness is simply about being aware of your actions or condition. Continue reading “52 Ways to Reduce Your Environmental Footprint – 1. Mindfulness”
An international group of 90 NGO’s has recently come together to lay out a vision for a future free from plastic pollution. Including some of the global leading organisations such as Greenpeace, Oceana, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Friends of the Earth and the Taiwan Watch Institute, the Break Free from Plastic Coalition is looking to raise the awareness of plastic pollution and the increasing impact it is having on the earth’s ecosystems. Continue reading “A New Major Global Plastic Free Movement”
Sometimes, it is hard to believe that the problems with plastic are as drastic as some people say. So just how big a problem do we have?
Below is a fantastic graphic by CustomMade in Partnership with Ghergich & Co, which gives a great visual on the scale of the problem we face. Take a look and see what you think. Continue reading “Are things spiralling out of control….”
Another awesome beach clean with the team from Project – Koh Rin Island and One Brown Planet. Today we had 24 volunteers and spent a great day snorkeling, eating great food from Baba eating house. And of course, cleaning the beach at Koh Rin.