ocean plastic

How AI can help the beach plastic clean-up

June 4, 2018

It’s massive, it’s multi-dimensional and it’s just around the corner …   A new science-led project is using  drones to survey plastic waste on our beaches and waterways. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being put to good use helping us clean up our oceans. The project is led by the British Science Association and charity The Plastic […]

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Seven green alternatives to micro plastic

December 31, 2017

Microplastics: what’s the issue? It’s pretty devastating to realise the clothes we wear could be damaging ocean wildlife – and not only that, finding its way into the very food that sustains us. So being an optimistic greenie I needed to find out which items are doing the harm, what we need to change, and […]

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9 reasons to be positive about the plastic crisis

July 24, 2017

I want to help you feel good about the environment. First of all, let’s be honest. There is a plastic crisis. When you’re on an idyllic remote island no one even lives on and you can’t move for plastic rubbish. This is Henderson Island.   My second point: wild animals digesting plastic or getting tangled up […]

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