Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Press Release. Bianca Jagger: “Ocean Plastic Pollution is already illegal – now let’s stop...

The global scourge of ocean plastic pollution isn't just killing off huge swathes of marine wildlife from endangered turtles to dolphins, whales and coral reefs. It's also a clear violation of international law on...

Coral reefs face infection risk from plastic

Scientists have established yet another hazard from the millions of tons of plastic waste that tip into the sea: it delivers microbial infection to the world’s coral reefs. When plastic pollutants snag on coral reefs, the likelihood...

Ocean Plastic Crisis Summit

Artists Project Earth - APE - presents: Ocean Plastics Crisis Summit. Hosted by Roger Harrabin, BBC Environment Analyst With the following speakers: Bianca Jagger - President, Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation Peter Maddox - Director, WRAP | Iain...

Regenerative farming for healthy oceans in an urbanising world

  Recently I had a conversation with a well-known nutritionist, writes Herbert Girardet. I casually said: ‘of course, we are what we eat, aren’t we’? She looked at me slightly disparagingly and said: ‘No, no,...

Have Yourself an Eco-Friendly Christmas!

Christmas is fast approaching, so we thought we’d take a look at some of the more environmentally-friendly gifts available this year: 1. Duffy’s Lucky Escape – Perfect for educating the younger generation on the dangers...

What’s the Difference?

While we tend to speak about plastic in its single form, it comes as many different types. When looking at recyclables, and environmental impact, it can cause confusion, with some names given to plastic...

UK Budget 2017 – Government to ‘Investigate Taxes on Single-Use Plastics’ – but is...

This UK Government delivered its autumn budget last week. Throughout the week leading up to its announcement, there was speculation about what the Government may announce regarding the use of single-use plastics given their...
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Ocean Plastics Legal Initiative

Thanks very much for visiting this page to find out more about OPLI. Our report 'International Law and Marine Plastic Pollution: Holding Offenders Accountable' is now available for download. Low resolution online version here (1.3 MB). The report received...

Gadgets That Can Help the Environment

In a world that revolves around, and to some extent relies on technology, we thought we’d take a look at some gadgets available that are also environmentally-friendly: Eco-friendly speakers As you know, we’re big...

Sustainable Cooking – What Is It and How Can We Get Involved?

Sustainable cooking is all about our food choices and how they affect local sustainability, health and the environment. Over 7.4 million tonnes of food goes to landfill every year, so it’s important that we...
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