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Real Junk Food Project

By Humanadmin

Real Junk Food Project are a global, organic network of Pay As You Feel concepts. Founded by Adam Smith. More info here. They divert surplus edible food destined for waste and make it accessible for human consumption. They believe it is a human right to have access to food and the scale and senselessness of […]

Zero-Waste Solutions: Buying Products Package-Free!

By Humanadmin

1. The JarTree: A zero-waste store arrives in Leeds! Zero-waste shops have been popping up with increasing frequency all over the UK. The idea is that you can buy products package-free and you only have to buy what you need, therefore in theory nothing has to go to landfill! You simply bring your reusable container, […]

RECYCLE ON THE GO WITH #LEEDSBYEXAMPLE

By Humanadmin

With busy schedules we’re eating and drinking more and more whilst on the move. Last year alone we spent a whopping £17.4 billion on food and drink to eat on the go in the UK. It stacks up to about 13 billion plastic bottles, 9 billion drinks and 2.5 billion coffee cups every year! That’s a whole […]

Meet the Marine Conservation Society

By Humanadmin

The Marine Conservation Society is the UK’s leading charity for the protection of our seas, shores and wildlife. For over thirty years MCS has been the voice for the sea for all the fascinating creatures that live beneath the waves, for our breath-taking coastal environment, for all those who make a sustainable living from the […]

World Cetacean Alliance

By Humanadmin

Yorkshire Life Aquatic are really pleased to introduce you to the World Cetacean Alliance who we support as one their 100 partners.                  Sharing best-practice and connecting Partners across the world VISION A World where cetaceans are only found in the wild, are respected and fully protected, and […]

Plastic Free Me

By Humanadmin

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JOIN OUR MISSION AGAINST DISPOSABLE PLASTICS – we support small local changes for lasting global impact. It is predicted that, by 2050, plastics will outweigh fish in our oceans. It is estimated that over half of the plastic that the world consumes is used just once. This equates to around 150 million tonnes of plastic […]

Black Fish

By Humanadmin

Blackfish is one of the original and most compelling stories of whale captivity. It tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity. Along the way, director-producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite compiles shocking footage and emotional interviews to explore the creature’s extraordinary nature, the species’ cruel treatment in captivity, the lives […]

A history of dolphins and whales in UK dolphinariums

By Humanadmin

The UK housed a large collection of dolphinariums from the early 1960s to 1991 when the last one (located at Windsor Safari Park) closed its gates. The reasons that these closed are varied but the main problem was that a scientific report ordered by the government and written by Klinowski et al. recommended mnimum sizes […]

Ocean Clean-Up and Other Global Ocean Campaigns

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”  Did you know 5 trillion pieces of plastic currently litter the ocean ?” Trash accumulates in 5 ocean garbage patches, the largest one being the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, located between Hawaii and California. If left to circulate, the plastic will impact our ecosystems, health and economies. Solving it requires a combination of closing […]