Overfishing is one of the biggest threats to our oceans. Fish stocks are being wiped out at an alarming rate, and commercial fishing gear makes up a large part of the pollution found in the water, and on our beaches. Filmmaker Rob Stewart’s website offers some solutions that ordinary citizens can use to help fight overfishing and hopefully preserve our fish stocks for future generations….and if you haven’t seen Sharkwater or Sharkwater Extinction they are “must watch” films!
Takeout is a quick and easy way to grab a delicious lunch, but it can produce a tremendous amount of waste…up to 50% in Metro Vancouver. Here’s a great article from the CBC with some suggestions to help reduce takeout waste. Though I do think the Vancouver Health authorities need to find a way to allow us to bring our own reusable containers to takeout restaurants.
Check it out here.
I get it…we’re all busy and it’s hard to get all of your tasks done each day, let alone remember to pack cutlery, water bottles, coffee mugs etc. Here are 7 quick difference making changes in this week’s blog…