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Plastic and Climate Change

What comes to your mind when I say the phrase ‘plastic pollution’? I am sure thoughts include beaches and oceans littered with plastic items, as well as marine animals ingesting plastics or being trapped in them. Many of us may be quick to overlook the fact that plastics and climate change are connected, both in […]

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Is financial intervention the solution to our relationship with single use plastic?

This past year, single use plastic has been a hot topic within the media. Greenpeace have been pressuring Coca-Cola to make their packaging from 100% renewable materials, as currently they produce 100 billion plastic bottles every year. Elsewhere, Sky have been using their position as a news outlet to champion their ‘Ocean Rescue Campaign’ tackling […]

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Plastic: The Great Infiltrator

(Photo credit: Bonnie Monteleone) Micro-plastics, can be likened to a planetary cancer, as they continue to spread to every nook and cranny of the globe. Even with our measurement tools the diagnostic is uncertain as to how it will affect the planet and the human race. It has infiltrated our lives, through our food systems […]

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