The Future of the Fishing Industry

What does the future hold for the fishing industry? It is always high on everyone ‘s list when there are negotiations, from the UK to South Korea. There are no globally enforced standards. In some countries, the fishing boats are small and they work within government-set quotas. Many countries have giant ships with miles-long nets …

Links to other great websites

Here are some other websites that you will find useful: Lesson Plans: Temanaotemoana British Council Kids against Plastic Bag It World Environment Day Afval op School Environment California The Story of Stuff Surf Rider Less Plastic Ocean Heroes  Taking Action: Greenpeace Sea Shepherd The Ocean Cleanup Captain Planet Foundation Posters and Artwork: B Alternative Thant …

Plastic: call to action!

It’s time for the Wednesday call to action! Our planet is facing serious environmental challenges brought about by consumerism, plastic pollution and the lack of regulation of global corporations. There are many causes to choose and support. However, most people find it easier to do nothing than to take the time to fight for what …

Wednesday call to action

Last week, Justine Trudeau announced a plan to ban single-use plastic by 2021. Like you, I was very happy at first. “Finally, a step in the right direction!” , I thought. And of course, while it is, there is a wider context to this announcement. There is an air of a PR stunt to it, …