Team of the Month
Congratulations! Our winners from year 1 are off to an amazing start! This month investigated pesticides and explored grocery store isles to find organic products and low pesticide foods.
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Posted by Somersfield Academy, Bermuda on 30 May 2015

We learned that micro-beads are tiny pieces of plastic found in products and are harmful to the environment. They get in the sea animals’ bodies after they eat them thinking they are part of the water. We scanned some items that people brought in to see which had polyetholene and then we got to look under a microscope to see if we could identify the microbead. It was pretty scary to think that people wash their face with plastic and then let it run down the drain.

Local Partner Global Action Plan

Global Action Plan UK (GAP UK) is an environmental behaviour change charity that has been helping people to adopt more sustainable lifestyles for over 20 years. GAP UK works with schools, communities and businesses to develop and deliver programmes that change behaviours. 

GAP UK led the design of the global WaterExplorer programme and is coordinating its delivery across the 11 countries. You can find out more about us at 

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