A 15 minute beach cleanup in Bournemouth

I visited Bournemouth beach last Tuesday and I decided to collect and record all the litter I could find in 15 minutes. To my surprise, it was easier than expected, finding heaps of stuff after only a couple of minutes of searching: After 15, I had picked up 50 or so* items and I put them all together [...]

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Why our plastic consumption is also a conservation issue.

Last week (24th of October) a green turtle was found dead on the costs of Hong Kong. It wouldn't be an issue – what with natural life cycles – except for these two points: 1. Green turtles are listed as endangered species by the IUCN (the International Union for Conservation of Nature) and 2. The contents of its [...]