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The RESET App Check: Sustainable Seafood at Your Fingertips with the Good Fish Guide

Our appetite for fish is big. According to WWF, two-third's of the world's fish stocks have been exhausted or are overfished. To counter this, a number of organisations actively build awareness about which species of fish are sustainably farmed and which to avoid. We tested out the Good Fish Guide app to see how it helps consumers make sustainable seafood choices. Read on

Recycling LEGO Style: ByFusion Presses Ocean Waste Into Plastic Building Blocks

We all know that there's a problem. And the solution, unfortunately, isn't going to be all that simple. But now there is hope! The huge amounts of plastic waste floating in the world's oceans is one of the most pressing evironmental challenges of this century. But now there's a new technology which takes that waste and turns it into something new, in an eco-friendly, low-emission and non-toxic way. Read on

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A Six Pack NOT to Die For

Some fish and birds may get caught in it, others may choke on it. Our oceans are so full of the stuff that masses of it, equivalent to the size of countries, are found floating around. Plastic waste continues to blight and threaten marine ecosystems, but with its edible six pack rings, this small brewery is having no part in it. Read on

 Kwita Izina (Rwanda's Gorilla Naming Ceremony)

Why Are Rwanda's Gorilla Conservationists Busy Thinking Up Baby Names?

Last month, Rwanda’s Development Board hosted an event called Kwita Izina, a traditional Rwandese naming ceremony for newborns. But there was something very un-traditional about the babies being celebrated. The country was honouring its gorilla population rather than its human one, the result of a success story that has seen numbers of the endangered species rising year on year. Read on