SA’s Beaches Flooded by a Tidal Wave of Plastic Trash

This article appeared in Sunday Times on 13 December 2015. It covers what all of us living along coastal areas have been seeing and feeling disturbed by for a while. It’s great to see the issue of plastic trash on our beaches featured in a major newspaper. This is a worldwide problem and it is…

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Plastic Straws: Do We Need Them?

The Two Oceans Aquarium recently produced the poster on the left.  See their blog post Straws Suck.  We totally agree with the sentiment! Plastic straws are widely used without question.  It is standard practice to receive a straw with a cold drink at most fast food outlets and in most restaurants.  There are some scary…

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