• “A Plastic Ocean” – free movie screening

    This month Goumbook is celebrating the first anniversary of it’s latest initiative: Drop It – Say NO to Plastic (bottles). It has been a very rewarding and passionate year: we have done many awareness sessions in corporate offices and schools, we have had many companies and individuals switching to filtered tap water in their offices […]

    Updated: 01 May, 2017

  • RSVP ‘A Plastic Ocean’ free movie screening

    A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years to explore the fragile state of our oceans, uncover alarming truths about plastic pollution, and reveal working solutions that can be put into immediate effect.

    Updated: 01 May, 2017

  • Shocking Eco Art: Our Waste by the Numbers

    On first glance, every piece in artist Chris Jordan’s collection, “Running the Numbers,” appears to be simply a beautiful work of modern art.   But look more closely, and you’ll see that each piece depicts the enormous amount of natural resources we consume and throw away – represented by plastic bags, light bulbs or packing […]

    Updated: 07 July, 2012

  • Long living plastic is likely to remain in the oceans forever

    The amount of floating plastic trapped in a north Atlantic current system hasn’t got any bigger in 22 years, despite more and more plastic being thrown away. Since 1986 students taking samples of plankton in the Atlantic and Caribbean Oceans have also noted when their nets caught plastic debris. Kara Lavender and colleagues at the […]

    Updated: 19 August, 2010

  • Plastic Peril

    An evil enemy to all marine life has taken over our seas. Today’s throw-away culture is a nightmare for our oceans. It has created an impossible obstacle course running the length and breadth of the globe for many marine animals. From the ocean’s darkest depths to tropical blue waters and ice-covered shelves, to sunlit beaches […]

    Updated: 09 December, 2009