Kate on Conservation

Zero-waste revolution: How to Live a Plastic-Free Life

Whether you’re thinking of beginning your plastic-reduced lifestyle as a New Year’s Resolution, or are already well on the way to a zero waste existence, it never hurts to see what changes others are making too. I’m pleased to be sharing this guest post from Donald Giddings, Founder of Green Living Zone, in which he demonstrates how reducing in our use of non-essential plastic is something we can all strive to achieve in 2021.

Lolita the orca: 50 years in a tank

Fifty years ago, one of the worst atrocities of animal welfare took place. In the largest capture of wild orcas in history, more than 90 of the marine mammals were rounded up in Penn Cove and seven young southern resident killer whales were captured using nets and explosives, then sold to aquariums. Only one of those abducted on 8th August 1970 is still alive; Lolita.