Reflecting on Earth Day this year, I found myself thinking how daunting the fate of our ocean environment, loss of biodiversity and
Less than one per cent of Sweden’s household waste ends up in a rubbish dump. The rest is recycled in different ways. In that, Sweden is one of the world leaders.
Wouldn’t it be great if no household waste was wasted
The Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia has been making ocean news headlines recently. There’s good news and bad news, plus happenings down under that everyone concerned about one of the most amazing wonders of our world should be payi
XtendOceanLife.org is the brainchild of Kane Matthews and Warren Matthews of Xtend Life Natural Products and xtend-life.com, based in Christchurch, New Zealand. We recently spoke with Warren, the company’s founder and chairman, about why ocean c
The statistics are sobering. Each year we are using more than 500 billion plastic bags worldwide. More than one million bags are used every minute. The U.S. alone throws away about 50 million plastic bottles per day. At least 90 percent of the t
Every day we make simple choices that impact our planet’s oceans: How much we drive our cars, what we put down the drain, what seafood we buy and, more and more - what we do with all that plastic in our lives.
Global use of synthetic p
It seems like a paradox: polar sea ice cover is both shrinking and growing. The eight lowest ice covers on record have now occurred in the past eight years. Yet the extent of sea ice has hit a record high, causing some to say that we “have more