The statistics about plastic pollution are troublesome. So it’s fair to say that 'Turning the Tide on Plastic' by Lucy Siegle could be a pretty depressing read. But that’s not how I'd describe it.
Everyone is looking for more ways to reduce their plastic consumption, but did you ever stop to think about the plastic wrapped around what is (probably) one of your most prized possessions?
Whenever I go out now, whether it's for a coffee or a cocktail, I can't help but judge the place I'm in by their plastic policy. And I know I'm not alone. So why aren't some companies stepping up?
Our oceans are under threat, there's no doubt about it. But what will happen if we don't manage to save them?
You may have seen the hashtag trending, or the photos on social media, but what is World Environment Day? And why is it important?
'There's strength in numbers' as the old saying goes... But never has this been more true than in our globally connected modern world.
They have a reputation for being playful, but are also incredibly shy. Seals can be highly entertaining creatures and the best thing is they're found around coastlines in the UK... I was being really indecisive about what post to write next for Wildlife Wednesdays but after reading through a list of marine wildlife around the … Continue reading Wildlife Wednesdays: Seal spotlight
March 22nd is World Water Day, but what does that mean? Water is so incredibly important to all of us - for survival, for well-being and for our wildlife. But there are some big problems about availability, quality and climate...
Everywhere we look at the moment, there are initiatives encouraging us to change the way we think about, and the way we use, plastic and other wasteful resources. But can our little changes make a difference?
I've written before about endangered species; from marine creatures like the vaquita and sharks to land-lubbing animals like rhinos. But for this week's 'Wildlife Wednesday' post, I wanted to find out more about the species most in danger on our planet - what they are, and what sort of risk they're really facing...