You’re on holiday… on a wonderfully idyllic, pristine beach… walking along with your feet in the cool water.
You stop for a moment to admire the view, smell the sea air and feel the warm sun on your face.
You’re not too deep, so you stand firmly, feeling your toes in the sand as the water touches just below your knees.
The foamy waves wash up against your legs and drawback as you admire being in such a beautiful place.
You take a moment to enjoy it … and BREATHE!
More growth, pandemic and UN Resolution
A lot of work has gone into the SwimTayka Strategy as we have a strategy that aligns with the World Health Organizations key points on Drowning Prevention, giving us a good foundation for the next five to ten years. I feel confident that we can follow and campaign this strategy worldwide.
To his grandchildren, he’s Grandad Bryan who takes them swimming. To SwimTayka, he’s the
founder and driving force behind our charity, which has one core value: no child should be denied
access to drowning prevention and swimming lessons because of their economic status.
Plastic and pollution are wreaking havoc on our oceans, our environment, and our health. Every year:
- 8 million metric tons of plastic waste enter the ocean
- 640,000 tonnes of abandoned fishing gear enters ocean
Couple these daunting stats with the fact that microplastics were found in every sample of seafood purchased from one food market, and the reality becomes clear: something must be done.
Every year, 150 countries celebrate World Food Day, making it one of the most celebrated days on the UN calendar. World Food Day was established in 1945 to commemorate the formation of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
As climate issues have become more prominent, young people are more aware than ever their own future is at stake. They are standing up for their beliefs, educating and spreading awareness in their communities and around the world.
Educating youth about the environment and the effects of climate change are more important than ever. These young environmental activists prove that anyone, no matter their age, can truly make a difference.
Check out these 6 inspirational young leaders who are on the frontlines of the fight to protect our environment.
Many advancements have been made as we strive to protect the environment. From electric vehicles and carbon capture technology to biomaterials and a return to regeneration. It’s truly amazing what has been accomplished for the sake of our planet.