Environmental

How Technology is Helping the Environment

Recently more technology innovations have come to light to help improve our environment. While a few may argue that tech has the potential to harm the environment, an increasing number of inventions seem to...

How to Follow Fashion AND Reduce our Fashion Footprint

Following on from our previous blog where we looked at how the manufacturing process in the fashion industry is damaging the environment; we thought that we would look at some changes that we can...

Why Our Planet is the Real Fashion Victim

There have been many reports recently looking into the environmental harm that the fashion industry is responsible for. To the average person on the street, the thought that fashion could damage the environment might...

Wiping Out Wet Wipes

When reading about ocean plastics, the focus tends to be on microbeads, plastic bags, plastic cups or plastic six-pack rings. In reality, there is lots of rubbish that ends up in our oceans that...

Ocean Plastics: What Can You Do?

Following our recent talks at the Royal Geographical Society and the UN Ocean Conference, a common thread seemed to be ‘what can you do to help?’ What action can we take that shows that...
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We are here today to turn the tide!

APE at UN Ocean Conference APE attended the first ever UN Ocean Conference held from 5 to 9 June in New York. Kenny Young, Director of APE, spoke at the ‘Solutions Hour – Voluntary Commitments...

Five Sea Creatures Being Harmed by Ocean Plastics

Much of our sea creatures are impacted by plastic pollution, the ‘lucky ones’ are rescued, although often injured. Many are not lucky, some become entangled and are not found in time to be freed...

Why We NEED to Educate Children About Ocean Plastics

We’ve just read about Pollutoys, which have been produced by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. These children’s toys might look cute and fluffy on the outside, but their insides are jam-packed with indigestible plastic...

Earth Day – We Can All Make a Difference

Tomorrow (22nd April) marks Earth Day, over 200 million people in over 141 countries are on board, raising awareness of environmental issues. The Earth Day theme for 2017 is environmental and climate literacy, there...

Love Yoga? Love the oceans too!

Here’s something to meditate about. Yoga pants, and other clothes made from common synthetic materials, are causing the world’s oceans to fill up with minuscule pieces of plastic known as microfibers, according to a new...

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