plastic pollution

Give Frank a Break

Monday, 3 November 2014

The Australian Marine Conservation Society has joined forces with comedian Frank Woodley to take on the ocean's biggest killer.

With his true comic genius Frank sets out to catch a fish, but his catch is no laughing matter...

For more info about how you can help Give Frank a Break, visit:


Call to ban microbeads

Friday, 29 August 2014

The NSW Environment Minister Rob Stokes has called for a national ban on microbeads, tiny plastic pollutants that are causing problems for waterways, wildlife, and human health globally.

Pile of shame

Plastic-free's a wrap

Thursday, 31 July 2014

Tips for how to make the Plastic Free July challenge create genuine, long-lasting change.

Plastic Free July

Doing Plastic Free July

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Our editor, Caitlin Howlett, takes on a big challenge – Plastic Free July.


Taking a hard line on soft plastic

Monday, 2 June 2014

You'll be surprised at how much rubbish you could divert from landfill by recycling soft plastic refuse.

Spirit of the ocean – A short film from Hawaii

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Mana Kai means "spirit of the ocean" in Hawaiian. This is a short film exploring the relationship of humans and the ocean, and banning plastic bags. It just premiered at The Environmental International Film Festival of Barcelona (FiCMA).


Living without plastic

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

After learning about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Tim Silverwood realised we can all prevent the problems with plastic.

Two Hands Project Presentation

24 July

With plastic pollution a growing issue for our oceans, last year's tsunami has provided a unique opportunity to study just how much is entering our oceans.

Paul Sharp from the Two Hands Project, and a small team of experts and environmentalists took on the mission and having just returned from their science research expedition, they've got some astounding results to share.

Come hear about their voyage and their findings over drinks and nibbles!

Where: Manly Sealife Sanctuary, West Esplanade, Manly (24 July) & Buckler's Canteen, Bondi(25 July).
When: 6:30PM, Tuesday 24th July & Wedneday 25th July, 2012
Cost: $15 (Manly), $10 (Bondi).
Bookings at

Whales & dolphins in the gutter?

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Earlier this year for Keep Australia Beautiful week, a little stunt was performed to remind people of the intrinsic link between our cities storm water drains and our oceans and beautiful waterways.

What people don't know is that any litter dropped on the street, will inevitably end up going down a storm water drain and will eventually reach the ocean.

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