Image of plastic bag and iron fish on coral sea bed
26 March 2013

Despite the fact that plastic has existed for just over a century, the threat and seriousness of plastic debris to the marine environment has long been ignored.

Photograph of a drought
26 March 2013

While much of the extreme weather we are currently experiencing is transitory, drought is more of a gradual phenomenon, slowly taking hold of an area, tightening its grip with time. In severe cases, drought can last for many years and have a devastating effect on local communities and agriculture.