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Plastics beach clean on the Isle of Mull

Our beach clean began with a 2 hour drive up the most amazing coastline from Fionnphort to Ulva on the Isle of Mull (having stopped by Beluga II in Tobermory) to meet up with 3 very small local primary schools. Cath and Janey from Marine Conservation Society arrived just after us, having had the same problems finding this quite beautiful and remote beach,...
Frank Hewetson - 23 June, 2017 - 10:26 - Comments
Picture of a Coke bottle on a beach

Coca-Cola's marketing strategy = a gift for the End Ocean Plastics campaign

Oh the irony. As part of a millennial-focused marketing strategy to associate Coca-Cola with beach holiday fun and sunkissed selfies, Coke last month launched its summer campaign. This year’s gimmick? Coke bottles labelled with exotic beach destinations and a competition to win glamorous holidays every day.Why ironic? Because it's these very plastic bottles...
Louisa Casson - 22 June, 2017 - 14:16 - Comments

5 Worrying Facts About the DUP and The Environment

Despite ongoing national crises such as the Grenfell fire — and the fact that Brexit talks are due to begin this week — Theresa May is yet to form a strong and stable government. Lacking the necessary number of Conservative MPs, she will continue talks with Northern Irish party the DUP this week.
India Thorogood - 20 June, 2017 - 12:28 - Comments

Coca-Cola - Myth busting Coke's claims on ocean plastics

As thousands of Greenpeace supporters have piled the pressure on Coca-Cola, the mega brand is starting to take notice - but Coke’s answers aren’t yet good enough.
Louisa Casson - 20 June, 2017 - 11:11 - Comments

7 reasons why sea sponges are the coolest

Sea sponges. They’re not exactly the cuddliest of creatures. They don’t have eyes, limbs, ears, a mouth or even a brain. They can’t move and some of them look a bit like Wotsits.
Emily Buchanan - 16 June, 2017 - 16:44 - Comments

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