Orange is out compadres. On Wednesdays we wear waste.
My fav shirts are typically random, oversized snapshots of history that I "borrow" from Dad (disculpe papa - mine now). Although, when I don't have an alternative to preloved, sweet-ass finds, sometimes there is no other choice but to buy something new.
A life sautéing in salty ocean water sadly cannot be supported wholly by Nannas hand-me-downs. And when glorious nudity validates arrest in most countries, it can be difficult to frolic, sustainably, without some form of genital curtain. This is why it brings me much pleasure to see the systems we live in are changing, making it easier for us to action our good intentions.
You don't like it when baby turtles are strangled by ghost fishing nets? Me neither. So change the way you shop. Newsflash, giving a fuck looks sexy on everybody.
Was your mind blown by the article aptly titled, WTF is up with recycling? You must then understand why ingenious reuse of materials gets us so pumped.
Here's a collection of VOPO gems, saving the ocean, one peach at a time.
Amidst the idyllic panoramas of almost godly shaped waves, surf cruises and nasi goreng orders, an ancient local culture in the Mentawai is struggling.
Since plastic was invented in the late 19th century we have created about 9.2 billion tons of this. Today, about 18 percent of plastic worldwide is recycled. The rest is incinerated or dumped in nature and landfills. Now we must deal with it.
This heartfelt sentiment was shared by the Indigenous elders who sat by the campfire with us, gifting their knowledge and understanding of this place, lifting us up to walk alongside them as we do this urgent work of healing the country, healing ourselves.
Plastic is one of the most versatile creations of modern history with unrivaled application at a material level. However, it has become apparent that because of its durability and absence of waste management infrastructure, a significant amount of plastic is entering the oceans.
In December 2017, 11 expedition participants ventured across the Philippines with an objective to gain deeper knowledge and field insights in the origins of ocean plastic pollution.
In the Philippines, Negros in particular, the thing you notice first, the thing that stays with you, is the people. They are perhaps the kindest and most inventive population we have ever met.
Never before the Yaegl victory had any group been given title over the sea, in the history of British colonisation.
An important element of our events is our work directly with local community and organisations. Showcasing passion, knowledge and expertise from the neighbourhood, alongside national and international appearances.
Let’s sip for a moment and talk about one of the most important elements needed for life, as we know it, on this planet.
This is a critical event in the Filipino sugar industry, allowing landlords to develop a dependable, controlling system of perpetual nearly-free work from the peasants. This is known as the hacienda system... is it modern slavery?