Remote islands have feelings too.

A remote island in the Southern Atlantic drowning in plastic. Does it come from land? Answer: NO. Inaccessible island (a remote island in the Southern Atlantic) has been a key in helping decipher the widespread extent of plastic pollution. When researchers last visited it in 2018 they were practically gobsmacked at the amount of plastic …

We built this city on ecobricks!

Ecobricks are a way of making bricks out of non-recyclable plastic, that would have otherwise gone to landfill. If you want to learn more about ecobricks, and how to make them keep reading. Why is this not implemented everywhere? Although it is a very good idea, it takes a lot of time and effort, and…

Trump, Greta and the UN climate summit.

The recent UN climate summit has left people questioning whether the meeting was a success or a failure. There were many pros and cons to the meeting. 60 nations revealed they would be working on reducing their carbon emissions. However many other nations did next to nothing. Germany, in particular were criticised on not phasing…

A lesson for teachers and students.

Maths. English. Science. Climate change? Could climate change be a lesson not only for children, but for teachers aswell? According to a report in inews, environmental issues could soon be part of the mainstream curriculum. This as all happened because of the global climate strikes when, even though it was a Friday, classrooms were empty….

Its strike time.

Get your banners and your bells out, because its strike time! On the 20th of September there will be a global climate strike, and it is set to be the biggest one yet. Up until now strikes have just been for children but this one is different because adults are joining in the fun. So…

The scorching 2000s, coincidence?……Not likely.

Is it a coincidence that since 2002 the UK has been on fire? Is it simply a pattern of the weather? You can keep denying it but there’s no reason to. Open your eyes because the evidence is clear and it’s not pretty. Face the facts, stop being stubborn. It’s time to act. The climate…

If Canada can do it so can YOU!

“Canada will ban single use plastics as early as 2021” These were the hopeful words of Justin Trudeau on Monday 10th of June. The Canadian Prime Minister promised to ban harmful plastics such as bottles, bags and straws. The popular leader mentioned and saluted people who are taking action and sounded eager to start enforcing…

Ivory: the elephant in the room.

 An estimated 100 African elephants are killed every DAY just for ivory. Elephants are killed just so people could play their piano.(piano keys) Elephants are killed just so people can play a game. (chess pieces)  Elephants are killed just so people can put bows in their hair. (bow clips) Did you know? In just 10…

Being eco-friendly at festivals

Its festival season and you are probably worrying more about your outfit than the environment. But you can still look stylish whilst saving the planet! Follow these simple tips and you can rock out and not freak out about the rubbish you’r leaving behind. The bad news Once Glastonbury has finished it is estimated that there…

The ugly truth behind fashion

Fashion is considered beautiful, but is it truly what it’s made out to be? There is a simple answer to that question. No! The ugly truth behind fashion must be revealed and people must pay attention. People’s obsession with staying ‘on trend’ is deadly. The fashion industry has a huge carbon footprint and there’s no…