Action 320: Be a plastic beachcomber

Date: 16 November Action: 320 Cost of taking action: NIL   If we all did this, our beaches would be better for everyone Today’s action is one to take the next time you are at the beach. Simply resolve to pick up a few pieces of plastic waste; sadly, wherever (read more …)

Action 301: Avoid products that contribute directly to deforestation

Date: 28 October Action: 301 Cost of taking action: NIL   From our guest author Halima Curran in Libya Deforestation is impacting on us all – we can all help by choosing what we buy with care Why should we bother about deforestation?  Here’s why. Deforestation contributes to climate change.  (read more …)

Action 295: Minimise your microplastic and nanoplastic “footprint”

Date: 22 October Action: 295 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   By our guest author Divya Hari in Singapore Understanding what happens to plastic when it is discarded is crucial. Do you know about microplastics and nanoplastics? Plastic, being cheap and versatile, is pervasively used in packaging, a wide (read more …)

Action 285: Take your child to an aquarium

Date: 12 October Action: 285 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ MED   From our guest author Jasmin Harrison in Australia Childhood experiences shape our thinking and attitude – including about the environment When was the last time you visited an aquarium? Today’s action is simple and fun – take your (read more …)