Podcast Episode 4- What are we doing about it as a school?

 

“We are at a unique stage in our history,” David Attenborough said to the audience in the final episode of Blue Planet 2 “Never before have we had such an awareness of what we’re doing to the planet. And never before have we had the power to do something about it.”

The most watched programme of 2017 has done much to raise awareness of the damage plastic does to wildlife – with the final instalment showing albatross parents feeding it to their hungry chicks. Earlier episodes had featured a whale carrying her dead newborn calf, likely poisoned by plastic in her milk, and a turtle caught in a plastic sack.

Cutting the use of plastic is a cause that here at Lunt's Heath we feel passionate about. As the Christmas season fast approaches, we will be taking measures such as banning the use of glitter. As a ubiquitus microplastic, glitter easily finds its way into waterways and oceans, much like microbeads, which was subject to a government ban in cosmetics from the end of 2017.

Listen to this weeks episode of our plastic podcast to find out what else we will be doing as a school to help combat the problem.

 

 

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Lunt's Heath Primary School

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Widnes
Cheshire
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