Make A Splash: 5 Ways We Can All Help Our Oceans

“We have to keep the momentum going so that we can come together and protect our ocean. Why? Because our ocean is absolutely essential for life itself – not just the food, but the oxygen and weather cycles of the planet all depend on the ocean. ” – Secretary of State John Kerry “ No water, no … Read more

30 Days Wild – Day 24: Microbeads 

What are microbeads? • Microbeads are tiny bits of plastic found in some personal and beauty care products, such as toothpaste, scrubs, sunscreens and make-up. • The microbeads used are mainly made of polyethylene (PE), but can be also be made of polypropylene (PP), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) and nylon. If any of … Read more

30 Days Wild – Day 16: DIY Coffee Scrub

As previously mentioned, I have pledged not to use products containing microbeads. There has been recent good news about this subject; the UK government says a ban is the best approach and that they will lobby for a European-wide ban. There are no details yet on what this will cover or when it will be … Read more

30 Days Wild- Day 8: World Oceans Day

As it is World Oceans Day, Squiggle’s challenge for today was to write down her 4 favourite things about the ocean. This is her message… my four favourite fings arr boats seals paddling/ dippin my towws wayales (whales) My challenge for today is to take action to protect the ocean, by sharing information with my … Read more