Post Tagged with: "Plastic"

10 Ways You Can Help Coastal Clean-up Efforts

10 Ways You Can Help Coastal Clean-up Efforts

16 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

With ever increasing pollution in and around our coasts, it can often feel like an uphill struggle to start to shift the tide (pun intended). So, we’ve come up with a list of 10 things you can do as an individual to help coastal clean-up efforts – from tackling the […]

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The Great Nurdle Hunt

The Great Nurdle Hunt

6 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Have you ever asked yourself how plastic is transported around the world before it’s turned into products? Most people haven’t but here’s the answer; Nurdles. So, what is a nurdle? They’re tiny pellets of plastic, used in the plastics industry to transport raw plastic from manufacturer to the factories where […]

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Polluted Tourism – The State of our Seas

Polluted Tourism – The State of our Seas

1 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger Helen Parkinson, a keen travel writer with a passion for marine conservation   You’re probably familiar with the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the marine monstrosity that stretches from the West Coast of North America all the way to Japan. Well, I’ve got bad news for you: last […]

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Humanities Plastic Addition: Saving Our Ocean

Humanities Plastic Addition: Saving Our Ocean

14 November, 2016 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

Guest Blogger: Joe Thomas Plastic is having a devastating effect on our oceans, our wildlife and ultimately on us as a human species. The introduction of plastic in the 20th century has led us to become increasingly reliant on its use and now a large percentage of almost everything we […]

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4 Things You Can Do to Save the Ocean

4 Things You Can Do to Save the Ocean

28 September, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

For scuba divers, the ocean is our playground which is why we want to keep it as protected as possible. Here are four ways to ensure our blue waters get back in shape for the generations of divers to come. Pass on the Plastic It’s estimated that there are millions […]

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Plastic! Not so Fantastic. Tips on How to Cut Down Waste Everyday

Plastic! Not so Fantastic. Tips on How to Cut Down Waste Everyday

21 September, 2016 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

The Garbage Patch Right now, a plastic island the size of Texas (or bigger) floats adrift on the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. It’s a collection of straws, water bottles and lighters — all things that we don’t need to keep buying and using and wasting. These plastics contribute […]

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