UK PM David Cameron is okay with microbeads. Geez.
PETER FROST has been beachcombing over the New Year and discovered the hidden animal-killer that could be in your cosmetics.
WAS lucky enough to spend a few days on the Kent coast over the recent holiday. Kent has more than its fair share of atmospheric creeks and muddy saltings to explore and also some fine beaches.
Early one morning I took a stroll along the tideline on one of the beaches, hoping to spot a seal or two. Instead I found a band of public-spirited women and men on a mission to clean up the beach. They were picking up the mainly plastic detritus that is these days an all-too-common part of the beach scene.
There were bottles and containers, scraps of plastic bags and far too many of the neck rings that hold together six-packs of beer and seem almost designed to trap sea birds.
However talk among this…
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