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Coca-Cola's marketing strategy = a gift for the End Ocean Plastics campaign

Oh the irony. As part of a millennial-focused marketing strategy to associate Coca-Cola with beach holiday fun and sunkissed selfies, Coke last month launched its summer campaign. This year’s gimmick? Coke bottles labelled with exotic beach destinations and a competition to win glamorous holidays every day.Why ironic? Because it's these very plastic bottles...
Louisa Casson - 22 June, 2017 - 14:16 - Comments

5 Worrying Facts About the DUP and The Environment

Despite ongoing national crises such as the Grenfell fire — and the fact that Brexit talks are due to begin this week — Theresa May is yet to form a strong and stable government. Lacking the necessary number of Conservative MPs, she will continue talks with Northern Irish party the DUP this week.
India Thorogood - 20 June, 2017 - 12:28 - Comments

Coca-Cola - Myth busting Coke's claims on ocean plastics

As thousands of Greenpeace supporters have piled the pressure on Coca-Cola, the mega brand is starting to take notice - but Coke’s answers aren’t yet good enough.
Louisa Casson - 20 June, 2017 - 11:11 - Comments

7 reasons why sea sponges are the coolest

Sea sponges. They’re not exactly the cuddliest of creatures. They don’t have eyes, limbs, ears, a mouth or even a brain. They can’t move and some of them look a bit like Wotsits.
Emily Buchanan - 16 June, 2017 - 16:44 - Comments
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What I learnt on board the Beluga

This week hasn’t been a normal “day at the office”. I’ve spent the last few days on board the Beluga II, the Greenpeace boat currently sailing around the Scottish coast to document and investigate the impact of ocean plastic pollution on Scotland’s internationally significant wildlife.
Louisa Casson - 14 June, 2017 - 13:26 - Comments

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