Tag: oceans

Travel

7 ways to make travel more ethical

By now most people are aware of the myriad of ethical issues involved in anything we do, not least travelling, but how can we help this? What can we do to make travelling better for people and the planet? There’s a common misconception that being ethical is expensive, but I strongly believe this is mostly…

Science

Concerns raised about fish digesting plastic

We’ve all been told how good for us fish is with its healthy fats, protein and Omega 3 but how about plastic? Packs of six Youngís fish cakes have been recalled from Farmfoods and Heron Foods stores due to the risk of them containing hard plastic and potentially scraps of metal. Customers have been asked…

Science

Oceans suffocate as dead zones quadruple

Scientists are issuing serious warnings about the exponential growth of ocean ‘dead zones’, known as areas of water with low to no oxygen, which are caused by human pollutants. According to the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), they “deplete the oxygen required to support most marine life in bottom and near-bottom water”. Such zones…

Film, Venue

The light between oceans

The film opens in December 1918, with a moustached John Sherbourne (Michael Fassbender) and a tone that certainly does not encapsulate the festive season. The grey-blue hue of the camera filter conveys the desolate mind-set of a protagonist psychologically wrecked by the western front. Released in time for Remembrance Day, the film hits the viewer…