You may well have seen the newspaper reports about the whale shark that was loaded onto a car by a fisherman in China. The story on WSB-TV is that the whaleshark accidentally got caught up in the fisherman’s net and, we presume died as a result. Read More
Plastic Pollution is a massive problem. We use 300 million tonnes of the stuff every year and half of it we throw away after using it once. Here are a whole load of ways that you can help reduce the amount of plastic from entering our ocean
Tuvalu is an island nation in the Pacific. Until recently it had never even seen plastic products. Now the islands are literally covered in the the stuff as all their imported goods come wrapped in it. They have no recycling and no way of getting rid of it. Neither is it commercially viable for anyone to come in and remove it. It is destroying the islands and the people who live there. Find out more
Source: The New York Times
Patagonia have always been at the forefront of material design, developing technical, high end products for the outdoor market. However, their most recent development sees them challenging existing wetsuit manufacturers with a new, and more environmentally friendly material called Yulex. Read More
I recently posted about the possible extinction of the Hong Kong dolphin as work is about to start on the third runway for the Hong Kong Airport. I have just been sent the link to this video which explains why something needs to be done now to protect the dolphins, not after the run ay has been built.
"No water, no life. No blue, no green"− Dr Sylvia Earle