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Greenwashing: What Is It and How to Spot It

Here's a hypothetical situation: you're at the shop and are staring at the wall of cleaning products, trying to decide which one you buy. You see that one brand has an enviro friendly label on the bottle! You keep buying this brand because it claims to be great for the environment, but do you check?… Continue reading Greenwashing: What Is It and How to Spot It

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The Ocean Action Pod

Throughout my degree, and even now, I always get asked what my ideal job would be. My answer always used to be "something that involved conservation". Then I graduated, and realised that jobs are hard to find, so I started to be more sensible with what I applied for, and applying for jobs that I… Continue reading The Ocean Action Pod

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Preparing for Plastic Free July

This year, I have decided to take the Plastic Free July challenge, where I am aiming to go plastic free for the entire month of July. After doing a bit of research today and preparing for the month ahead, I started to realise how hard this month will be (I guess they don't call it… Continue reading Preparing for Plastic Free July

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#WasteFreeWednesday: Bulk Food Stores

The next step on my journey to minimise my plastic waste (after taking the simple steps such as reusable cup, straws, and plastic bags), was to start avoiding plastic in the food that I buy from the supermarkets. This was an interesting and somewhat challenging thing for me to do, and even though I am… Continue reading #WasteFreeWednesday: Bulk Food Stores

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Top 5 Marine Documentaries

These are the documentaries that give me inspiration. Whenever I feel like I'm losing my passion, or are just feeling like I'm on a useless career path, I watch one of these documentaries and it all makes sense again! 1. Blue Planet 1 and 2 There is nothing more soothing than Sir David Attenborough's voice,… Continue reading Top 5 Marine Documentaries