Art Meets Oceans – Benjamin Von Wong

First up in a new series of interviews with artists and photographers who are creatively raising awareness of marine plastic pollution is photographer Benjamin Von Wong. He’s created these striking photos to ignite conversation about ocean health using a mermaid and 10,000 plastic bottles. ‘I’m really inspired by people who are changing the world. People who…

Reasons To Be Cheerful #9

Featuring plastic, policy, coke bottles and tuna tins, here’s a quick rundown of some great stuff that happened for the sea in February. UN launches ‘Clean Seas’ to combat global marine plastic pollution An exciting new UN campaign has just launched to tackle marine plastic on a global scale. The UN ‘Clean Seas’ programme is…

Wipes – not as clean as they seem

Face wipes, wet wipes, baby wipes, whichever you use, they’re causing the environment some serious problems and it’s not the first time we’ve heard about it. Disposable, single-use wipes are a menace to the environment. They’re often mislabelled or not labelled clearly enough, and so they’re commonly flushed down the loo. The massive scale of…