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A whale, plastic and an incredible story

A whale, plastic and an incredible story

Notice the plastic of the fishnet shining in the sun, as they cut it more and more away from the dying whale that was completely trapped and couldn’t move anymore… Humpback Whale Shows AMAZING Appreciation After Being Freed From Nets Read more about how our plastic waste in the ocean is affecting marine life at…

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Challenge of the month: quit plastic straws

Challenge of the month quit plastic straws

As you can also see in the above video: Plastic Paradise – Where Can We Go From Here, plastic is a huge environmental problem and really harms the ecosystem, but what can one do? This is where the ecogal Challenge of the Month comes in: we invite you join us in avoiding single-use plastic straws.…

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Plastic Paradise – Where Can We Go From Here

Plastic Paradise - The Movie

There is a very compelling documentary to watch: Plastic Paradise, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch EVERY single piece of plastic that has ever been created since the 19th century is still SOMEWHERE on our planet. So if it never goes away, where does it go? Thousands of miles away from civilization, Midway Atoll is in…

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Zero Waste, what does it actually mean?

Zero Waste, what does it actually mean

  By Ashleigh Prince out&about is my personal journey of discovery asking questions and getting more informed. I want to share my findings with you so we can travel the journey together. While having a quick breakfast this past Saturday at Whole Foods Market, I noticed a poster on the wall I hadn’t seen before. It…

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Robert Swan: Let’s save the last pristine continent

Robert Swan Let's save the last pristine continent

Here is a great TED Talk we like to share. As he says in the video: “A survivor sees the problem, and does not go ‘whatever’”. A really good way to look at this! 2041 will be a pivotal year for our planet. That year will mark the end of a 50-year agreement to keep…

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