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Plastic Straw Free September

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Plastic Straw Free September

“In only the past twenty years, people have come to expect plastic straws in every drink,  an example of extreme waste being generated for minimal convenience.” (Plastic Pollution Coalition) Straw Free September, it’s become an annual, global movement. A month where we are encouraged to politely refuse the straw, helping spark thought and discussion around the massive impact cheap, disposable single-use plastics are having on our environment. It is hoped, that this simple trigger encourages us to look more widely at what other unnecessary and easily replaceable plastics we rely on as part of our daily lives. Plastic Straw rescued...

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Interview - SA’MOANA BEACH BUNGALOWS

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Interview - SA’MOANA BEACH BUNGALOWS

LOCATION: SALAMUMU, UPOLU, SAMOA OWNERS & MANAGERS: DANIEL MENDOLA & ALLY DODSON This place is truly one of a kind. Owned and managed by a driven, inspiring young couple who place great importance on delivering a high quality sustainable tourism experience, it is set on the beachfront of a picture-postcard lush tropical paradise. The family friendly resort attracts active, independent, nature loving guests keen to make the most of the impressive marine environment and jungle wildlife.   What did you want to be as a kid? Ally – an archaeologist Dan – a fighter pilot What living person do you most...

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World Oceans Day

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World Oceans Day
World Oceans Day will be marked this year on June 8th. This annual global celebration aims to help raise the profile of the ocean, highlight its importance in our lives and inspire more involvement to help to conserve this amazing resource, on which we all depend.

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