Blu Hope: New online campaign aims to encourage action in tackling ocean pollution

Blu Hope, a new online campaign launched today on World Oceans Day, is aiming to raise awareness of the importance of the world’s oceans, and to encourage action in tackling marine pollution. Launched by the British High Commission in Malaysia, the Blue Hope campaign, which will run until 12 June, will feature a series of presentations, webinars and videos aimed at everyone from children and adults … Continue reading Blu Hope: New online campaign aims to encourage action in tackling ocean pollution

World Ocean’s Day – Upcycling Ideas [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

The World Ocean’s Day Youth Advisory Council is extremely excited to present to you this Upcycling Guidebook for World Ocean’s Day. The term upcycling is also known as “creative reuse”. By reusing plastic, upcycling helps reduce the amount of plastic that can end up in the environment and may help us avoid purchasing new plastic products. The more we can refuse single-use plastic and reuse … Continue reading World Ocean’s Day – Upcycling Ideas [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Albatross: Documentary examines humanity’s broken relationship with planet Earth

American photographer and filmmaker Chris Jordan’s images of dead seabirds with stomachs full of plastic are some of the most widely circulated and shocking depictions of the stark reality that the planet is in a state of emergency. Documentary movie Albatross tells the story behind these images. Chris Jordan believes the focus should be on forcing people to have a stronger emotional engagement with the problems plastic causes. For this reason, Albatross steps … Continue reading Albatross: Documentary examines humanity’s broken relationship with planet Earth

World Oceans Day: Youth ambassadors urge people to commit to reduce use of disposable plastic

World Oceans Day takes place on June 8 and a team of youth ambassadors are urging people to commit to reducing the use of single-use plastics in their daily life. Every year, World Oceans Day provides an opportunity to honour, help protect, and conserve the world’s oceans. The theme for this year’s World Oceans Day is “Our Oceans, Our Future”, with the main focus on the … Continue reading World Oceans Day: Youth ambassadors urge people to commit to reduce use of disposable plastic