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All female crew to study plastic pollution

For all environmentalists out there, it’s interesting news that an all-female crew including sailors, scientists and film-makers will cross the north Pacific later this year to study plastic pollution. The […]

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Eight Cornish beaches designated as bathing waters, including Northcott Mouth

Beachgoers in Cornwall can now benefit from eight more beaches which have been designated as bathing waters. Eight Cornish beaches, including Northcott Mouth in Bude, received their designation, bringing the […]

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Beach cleans get a boost as new stations are funded by Devon firm

New beach clean stations will soon appear across the across the South West coastline and beyond, helping turn the tide on the plastic and debris polluting our beaches. Devon-based holiday […]

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Good fish Guide updated

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has updated its online Good Fish Guide with some exciting new additions to its green rated ‘Best Choice’ list. The charity says that, as the […]

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Easter at Eden

The Eden Project is launching a new three-week programme of activities for Easter including a giant inflatable challenge, spring maze and golden egg hunt (March 24 to April 15). There […]

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Beach dog ban returns soon

Easter Sunday is 1st April this year, and it is the time when dog bans come into force once again for the tourist season. Make a note of the beaches and […]

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Bude and Stratton Council give the green light…

Bude is beginning to feel like the epicentre of all things green at the moment, so it is great news that the Town Council is also getting on board to […]

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Third Cornish town achieves plastic free status

Falmouth Marine Conservation Group, which is led by two University of Exeter students, has helped the Cornish town achieve Plastic Free Community Status. The status was secured on Monday, March […]

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Drivers urged not to drive on Dartmoor

Drivers are being urged not to drive on roads across Dartmoor and Exmoor as the clear up operation continues. Road conditions on the National Parks’ road network, especially on higher […]

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Stunning footage shows how drones can boost turtle conservation

Drones are changing the face of turtle research and conservation. By providing new ways to track turtles over large areas and in hard-to-reach locations, the drones have quickly become a […]

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Coastal Communities Fund – next round open now

North Cornwall MP Scott Mann is urging new businesses to apply to the next round of the Coastal Communities Fund that has already helped over 500 businesses and created over […]

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Will we get snow?

Just checked Netweather and it looks like there may be snow ahead. Fast forward to Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd March and snow is likely. However, Accuweather suggests it will be […]

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MP’s office organises community action day in Launceston

Braving the strong wind and rain, “teamwork” paid off on Wednesday, 14th February when Scott Mann’s Office organised a Community Action Day on The Ridgegrove Estate in Launceston. Queen Elizabeth Road […]

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MCS and Waitrose act on river marine litter link

I was recently in London and noted that people there still carry many plastic coffee cups, etc., so raising awareness of how river pollution in towns and cities impact upon […]

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