Japan has announced it will leave the International Whaling Commission in 2019. While commercial whaling has been illegal since 1986, Japan have been hunting whales legally since 1987 due to a loophole in the law. What is whaling? “Whaling” is practice of hunting whales for their meat, blubber or oil. Commercial whaling has been […]Read More Japan will leave the International Whaling commission and begin commercial whaling.
We can all do our bit to help our planet. Here are 5 ways we can save the environment as an individual.Read More How to save the environment.
New to recycling, want to do more or even just make sure your items have the best chance of being recycled? With as little as 33% of recycling actually being recycled here are 10 tips to recycle effectively.Read More 10 easy recycling tips
They say a picture speaks a thousand words but when we live in the world of Google there are millions of images, millions and millions of words but very little action in comparison. Information is freely available and we all know it’s terrible seeing animals trapped in plastic or worse, dying. It can be litter […]Read More Environmental damage, seeing is believing.
What is soil pollution? Soil pollution is generally caused by human ignorance and negligence such as industry, farming and deposing of waste improperly. Soil contamination is both a risk to nature and human health. Some contaminants naturally occur in soil, but when the levels of contaminants are higher than they naturally should be, the soil […]Read More Effects of soil pollution.
Single use plastics have been vilianized by the media and society lately and rightly so. It’s been a long time coming for people to understand and see the damage caused by the want of convenience. It is also estimated 50% of all plastic is single use. Food packets, coffee cups and plastic cutlery, all one […]Read More 12 alternatives to single use plastic.
Bees are essential to human survival and there decline if of great concern. It is estimate one third of our food is pollinated by bees. In the UK 267 species of bees but around 20,000 worldwide. It has been declared multiple species of bumble and honeybees are extinct. They are essential to our food production […]Read More Why are bees so important?
What is overfishing? Overfishing is when fish are removed from the ocean or parts of the ocean quicker than they can reproduce in order to sustain their population. Overfishing has been a issue for centuries, as early as the 1800’s when humans hunted whales looking for blubber for lamp oils. Due to the demand for […]Read More Overfishing: Facts, effects and solutions.