New FREE online course on Marine Litter

An online course on the topic of Marine Litter is launching soon, thanks to the Open University of the Netherlands, in conjunction with the UN Environment Programme. Launching on October 26th 2020, it will be available in 10 languages. Best of all, it’s FREE. The MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is a part of the Clean Seas …

Take Action Friday

In order to effectively address the plastic tide, we need to consider it from all angles: prevention, education, the 5 Rs (reduce, refuse,  reuse, repurpose and recycle) and action. Actions include beach/ river cleans, as well as taking steps as a citizen and consumer to ask for change from your government or favourite shops. Today, …

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 …

Freedivers kick butt!

As freedivers, we see a lot of pollution in and around our favourite playground. It is impossible to see and NOT act. On Sunday, a small group of freedivers decided to kick butt! We collected more than four litres of cigarette butts on the site designated for the AIDA World Cup 2019 Athletes Village in …