What exactly is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

It’s basically a big patch of floating rubbish in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, but what is it made of and how did it get there? One of the key problems with plastics is that they take a long time to break down and decompose naturally. Plastic items can take up to 1000 years toContinue reading “What exactly is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?”

Taking a seat at the Global Table

I have to say I experienced something pretty special just the other week. It was Global Table at the Melbourne Show Grounds earlier in September. Billed as an event that brings together the world’s brightest minds to solve our biggest food challenges, it had much to live up to. But the event delivered – boasting overContinue reading “Taking a seat at the Global Table”