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Plotting Plastic Pollution

Kids Against Plastic have worked with Esri to develop a GIS data logging app and online analysis dashboard designed to encourage students, young people, families… anyone… to get involved in the collection of data that will help map-out plastic pollution, particular single-use plastic.

Tuesday, 28th January 2020

Amy and Ella from Kids Against Plastic

The Earthshot Prize

The Earthshot Prize is a new award that was applauded by Sir David Attenborough as the ‘most prestigious environmental prize in history’, in the hopes of inspiring and encouraging innovative new solutions to tackling the challenges of a changing climate.

Wednesday, 15th January 2020

Jo Coles

Our 2020 Resolutions

These pledges are here to stay as they are all a part of our goal to become the most responsible school travel provider we can be!

Thursday, 9th January 2020

Destination Specialist

How to become a ‘Plastic Clever’ School

Help us reach our goal of 100 new Plastic Clever Schools in 2020!

Thursday, 9th January 2020

Destination Specialist

Top 5 Responsible School Trip Destinations

Get inspired with these 5 itineraries designed to engage your students with environmental issues in some of our favourite destinations.

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

#1 Ultimate Ecotourism in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is home to 22 national parks that cover 26% of the land, protected beaches, 5% of the world’s biodiversity and produces 99% of its energy from renewable sources.

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

#2 Low Carbon Footprint in Norway

Norway is one of the world’s shining examples of green living. This itinerary is designed to keep each student’s carbon footprint as low as possible; ditching the coach for the great Norwegian outdoors!

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

#3 Critical Thinking in Iceland

Iceland provides students with a unique opportunity to discuss modern environmental issues and case studies in a remarkable setting.

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

#4 Developing Sustainability in Mallorca

How does an area which relies heavily on tourism implement sustainable practices?

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

#5 Energy in the Azores

A school trip the Azores promises students a chance to get back to nature, engage with local culture and see raw geography up close and personal.

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

5 Videos On Urban Areas and Hot Spots In Iceland

99% of the country’s population live in urban areas, proving the popularity of Iceland’s dynamic cities and growing towns.

Wednesday, 4th December 2019

Destination Specialist

Investigating Plastic in the Azores

What are microplastics? What is the problem with them being in our oceans? And most importantly, what can schools do to help? Kids Against Plastic have the answers...

Tuesday, 19th November 2019

Amy and Ella from Kids Against Plastic

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