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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...

The Royal Mess of Our Oceans

The damage that ocean plastics are doing to our environment has been royally highlighted recently thanks to Prince Charles. The Royal has publically commented that plastic in the world’s oceans is a ‘growing ecological...

New Rhythms Del Mundo EP

When Doves Cry – Tribute to Prince is Available to Download Now! Our band, Afro-Cuban collective Rhythms Del Mundo, has released a new EP When Doves Cry – Tribute to Prince. The four-track EP features three...

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...

How the Island of Palau is Protecting Our Oceans

Two years ago, Palau designated 193,000 square miles of its maritime territory as a protected marine reserve - meaning no fishing or mining could take place. The result of protecting this vast area of...

Events coming up…

The Ocean Conference, United Nations, New York APE will attend the first UN Ocean Conference in New York on the 5th - 9th June 2017. The aim of the Conference is to - Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14...

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...

Delhi bans all disposable plastic

APE is very pleased that India’s capital city Delhi has banned disposable plastic - including bags, cups and cutlery - taking effect on the first day of 2017. As you may remember, we visited one...

Exposed: Coca Cola and Government Ministers Against Tackling Plastic Waste?

Update: thanks to all of you who signed the petition and supported campaigners like Greenpeace and Artists Project Earth - Coca Cola have performed a U-Turn and agreed to trial a deposit system in Scotland!...

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