Japan will leave the International Whaling commission and begin commercial whaling.

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 […]

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Iceland’s Christmas advert raising awareness of palm oil has been banned… But we must watch it.

Iceland’s TV advert as part of their #NoPalmOilChristmas campaign has been banned but Iceland are using social media to make sure you see it. Rightly you should. Everyone knows palm oil has a stigma to it and it’s not ethical. But not everyone knows why or the damage it causes to our environment and the […]

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What are microbeads?

Microbeads have a dreadful impact on our ocean and its inhabitants. What is a microbead and what impact does it have? How can I avoid them? What have governments around the world done to stop them entering our ocean?

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Effects of soil pollution.

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 […]

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