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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...

We are here today to turn the tide!

APE at UN Ocean Conference APE attended the first ever UN Ocean Conference held from 5 to 9 June in New York. Kenny Young, Director of APE, spoke at the ‘Solutions Hour – Voluntary Commitments...

Five Sea Creatures Being Harmed by Ocean Plastics

Much of our sea creatures are impacted by plastic pollution, the ‘lucky ones’ are rescued, although often injured. Many are not lucky, some become entangled and are not found in time to be freed...

The Royal Mess of Our Oceans

The damage that ocean plastics are doing to our environment has been royally highlighted recently thanks to Prince Charles. The Royal has publically commented that plastic in the world’s oceans is a ‘growing ecological...

New Rhythms Del Mundo EP

When Doves Cry – Tribute to Prince is Available to Download Now! Our band, Afro-Cuban collective Rhythms Del Mundo, has released a new EP When Doves Cry – Tribute to Prince. The four-track EP features three...

Earth Day – We Can All Make a Difference

Tomorrow (22nd April) marks Earth Day, over 200 million people in over 141 countries are on board, raising awareness of environmental issues. The Earth Day theme for 2017 is environmental and climate literacy, there...

Love Yoga? Love the oceans too!

Here’s something to meditate about. Yoga pants, and other clothes made from common synthetic materials, are causing the world’s oceans to fill up with minuscule pieces of plastic known as microfibers, according to a new...

Delhi bans all disposable plastic

  APE is very pleased that India’s capital city Delhi has banned disposable plastic - including bags, cups and cutlery - taking effect on the first day of 2017. As you may remember, we visited one...
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