Body of a dead humpback whale is seen in Omonville-la-Rogue, north-west France, a rare species to the Channel. A French fishermen brought the whale back in his nets, saying that it was already dead from ingesting plastic debris when it was caught in the nets. (AFP Photo)
Marine life is under severe threat from global warming, pollution and habitat loss, with a high risk of “major extinctions” according to a panel of experts.
Greener upon Thames is a London, UK based non profit organization campaigning for a ban on plastic bags at the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games at the Olympic Park and all Olympic venues. In the UK over 13 billion plastic bags are used each year, worldwide, that figure is closer to 500 billion and with evidence that plastic is now appearing in our food chain it’s a serious issue. Not to mention hundreds of thousands of animal deaths a year through plastic waste and the littering of our countries.
Since starting our “Say No To Plastic Bags” Coalition, we are constantly looking for more ways to help educate communities about the harm of plastic and in particular about America’s addiction to single use plastic bags.
What is an iMatter March you ask? A global youth march to let the world know that climate change is a moral issue — not a political or financial one. By marching in the streets, the youth of this world will let the leaders know that we matter and we need our whole society to reduce emissions and live as if our future matters!
The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap.
OMG will be partnering with the One Day On Earth organization on 10/10/10 to help capture the historic event of the day. OMG will be hosting a “Water Event” at the Fernbank Museum (http://bit.ly/cJ1jvH) on Oct 10th, 2010 where we will be discussing the importance of water on all living things and also partnering with an organization […]
Check out these odd looking Endangered Species. Not the pretties creatures on earth but they are all part of the big picture. Please make sure you and your family are helping to make a difference so we can stop loosing so many species, no matter what they look like.