Tag: Pollution

Creative Writing, Venue

Outdoors

There’s a global pandemic, they say. Stay inside. No none essential travel allowed. No driving to nice places. No leaving the house. The fear sets in. Everyone stock piles, rushing to buy as much food and toiletries as they can. And then. Nothing. No motorways packed with back to back vehicles. No cars being used…

Science

Two whales found dead in the Thames

On Tuesday, October 8, a humpback whale that was previously spotted in the Thames was found dead by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR).   The humpback, lovingly nicknamed Hessy, was a rare breed thought to have died due to being nutritionally compromised. However, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) conducted a necropsy and found…

Science

Our plastic planet?

‘Our Plastic Planet?’ was hosted by Lizzie Daly, a wildlife biologist with a particular passion for the oceans. Her interactive presentation began with the cold truth: the entire ocean is now polluted with plastic. Every second 20,000 plastic bottles are being bought, and more than 80% of them are ending up either in landfills or…

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