The programme ‘Ocean Clean Up’ promises to rid the oceans of ‘plastic soup’. This is a very welcome initiative. But only effective when it is accompanied by a change in the way we deal with plastic, by a change in our sense of self.
Around New Year many Christmas trees are dumped on the pavement or in the park. This is probably not a crime as such, but it is evidence of a terrible mentality and it shows a profound disrespect for nature.