World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.
Parley for the Oceans addresses major threats towards our oceans, the most important ecosystem of our planet. We believe the power for change lies in the hands of the consumer – given he has a choice – and the power to shape this new consumer mindset lies in the hands of the creative industries.
Their vision is for the world's waterways and coastlines to be strewn with sticks, sand and seaweed … not plastic! ♥
A $2m prize for inventors to devise products that are practical and easily recycled will be launched by Prince Charles in London.
An environment group warns over the potential dangers of chemicals seeping into food that may cause health problems.
They're building an unprecedented global movement to stop plastic pollution. And they need your help: bad packaging, microbeads, plastic microfibers. Let's create real solutions. Are you in?
This campaign from Greenpeace asks you a few simple (and thought provoking) questions, and then presents you with a comparative stat. I thought I'd be reasonably OK, but clearly I have some way to go...
The Two Hands Project campaigns on the basis of "Thirty minutes, Two hands. Clean up yOUR world" doesn't want to be cleaning up forever.
Great idea here. Promote a sense of shared responsibility for the beach with a lovely sign, loaded with bags and grabbers, that explains what to do. The beach (in Cornwall) was full of tiny pieces of plastic like this... Picking up a bagful of rubbish was easy and, after a while, strangely compelling!