Trash Town Egypt

I watched this RT documentary about Egypt’s “Trash Town”, Zabbaleen, the other night. It gave a fascinating look into the lives of people who collect and make a living off trash in Egypt. Check it out! In case you don’t know, there is an Egyptian Arabic version of my book available on africanstorybook.org – just …

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 …