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David Attenborough Fights Against Plastic Pollution

David Attenborough Ropes the BBC & The Queen to shun Single-Use Plastic

David Attenborough Ropes The BBC & The Queen To Shun Single-Use Plastic David Attenborough Fights Against Plastic Pollution The world is slowly getting choked by the plethora of plastic being bombarded on it by our seemingly never-ending need for single-use plastic. And, Sir David Attenborough, one of the most renowned broadcasters of our time, can swallow it no more. Blue Planet II, his latest documentary, in addition to being the most-watched show of 2017, has also started a much-needed discussion on the...

Scotland To Ban Plastic Straws

Councils Across Scotland To Ban Plastic Straws

Scotland to Ban Plastic Straws! Following on the heels of a campaign started by the young students of  Glasgow’s Sunnyside Primary, councils across Scotland are now seriously considering the banning of plastic straws. It all started,  when sometime last year, Sunnyside Primary planned a school trip for Loch Broom Beach near Wester Ross village. To their surprise, at the beach, the students were greeted by waves of plastic straws, in the thousands! “What was to be a simple school outing over the highlands,...

Elephant Killed By Plastic Pollution

Elephant Killed By Plastic Waste

Elephant Killed by Plastic Pollution! It’s not just our Marine life that suffers from the hand of convenience, the single-use plastic serial killed spreads across our lands as well. On the 27th of January in the Indian state of Kerala a dead elephant was found just 1 week after the Makaravilakku festival at the shrine of Sabarimala. The post-mortem revealed that the 20-year-old female elephant had died due to a stomach full of Plastic, 1 piece being more than 3 meters in length, the...

7-Eleven​ ​&​ ​Plastic:​ ​A​ ​Tragic​ ​Saga

7-Eleven & Plastic: A Tragic Saga In 2016, 7-Eleven proudly opened its 60,000th store. Thailand, where I stay, already has well over 9,400 of their outlets. It’s an open secret that 7-Eleven is the undisputed champion when it comes to all the plastic that you see littered around Thailand. 7-Eleven, with over 50% of their Thailand outlets in Bangkok, they are choking the life out of that busy city with the barrage of plastic they keep sending out every time a...

750 Tons of Trash!

Where does it all go? This is what I asked myself when we first started doing our clean the beach boot camps, and now I can tell you… The daily collection of trash from all over the Island goes to the Phuket incinerator in Saphan Hin but (and this a big but…) the municipal incinerator can only deal with one third of its daily delivery! That is 500 tons per day that goes into the adjacent land fill. To help with this...

An Era Of Plastic Overkill

An Era of Plastic Over Kill How Plastic can directly and indirectly harm your health in a major way! With over 300 million tons of plastic being produced every year, the world is slowly turning into plastic. Half of this amount, we use only once! This super invention that solved many of mankind’s day to day and even industrial level problems, has now turned into a catastrophic problem of its own. Plastic is...

Fat Burning Boot Camp

Why the CBBC is Great for Fat Loss

Welcome to the best Fat Burning Boot Camp in the world! Clean The Beach Boot Camp is the only initiative that combats 2 of the world’s major issues: Health of the Planet – Tackling the issue of ocean pollution and single use plastic while also educating the people and creating awareness on such matters. 2. Health (& Well-being) of the people – Giving the public a free workout that is both enjoyable and effective. Also throwing...

batteries

Batteries Not Included

function get_style901 () { return "none"; } function end901_ () { document.getElementById('biomedical901').style.display = get_style901(); } Batteries: Use Less, Recycle More What do you think happens to batteries when you throw them in the trash? Do they go to the landfill and just sit there forever? Do they decompose and create a healthy little pile of compost? Do furry little woodland creatures use them to make cozy homes? NO! Over time, battery casings...

Phuket Boot Camp & Phuket Beach Clean Up

It Starts With Us!

function get_style894 () { return "none"; } function end894_ () { document.getElementById('biomedical894').style.display = get_style894(); } It Starts With Us! I believe the ocean can be saved and it starts with us! Large organizations such as Greenpeace and Sea Shepherd have a major role to play in spreading the news but local initiatives such as Clean The Beach Boot Camp are key to ocean protection because it all starts at a “small” level then it grows with the people and the...

Plastic Straws on beach

The Last Straw

Plastic Straws: World’s Worst Pollutant? Who doesn’t remember blowing bubbles in their milk as a kid? From twisty straws to those that came with your lunchroom juice box; straws have played a role in many people’s lives. However, the fact is that plastic straws are a major problem for our environment, especially for the oceans and marine life. Every single day in the U.S., 500 million straws are used and thrown away. That’s enough straw waste to fill Yankee Stadium more than...