4Ocean – cleaning our seas
We know decades of dumping has created entire islands of plastic in the oceans. With no initiatives forthcoming from governments and big business, we as ordinary citizens feel angered and powerless. Thankfully, organisations such as 4Ocean are stepping up, seizing
Caring about the environment on the Costa del Sol
Sadly nowadays we are accustomed to seeing litter lying around, which will be dealt with by the local council. But sometimes more action is needed. Unfortunately, many people seem to think it’s easier to throw their debris wherever, without giving
SPAIN’S SEABIN PROJECT WILL HELP SAVE WHALES FROM A SLOW DEATH
Our recent blog on how whales are suffering and dying as their stomachs fill up with plastic waste has had quite a response on social media—and now we are pleased to bring you a little good news. A Spanish based company has been trialling an ingenious way to help clean up the world’s seas and oceans, called Seabin. The Mallorcan company—run by two Australians—has signed an agreement with a French business to start manufacturing the waste collection device that not only skims plastic rubbish from the water but also removes hydrocarbons such as oil and other pollutants.