“Sitting at the top of the shore was a clear plastic bottle containing a rolled up piece of paper with sellotape wrapped intensely around the screw-top. I had just found a message in a bottle”.
Phoebe Jackson recounts an exciting discovery made on a trip to the Isles of Scilly, but it points to a global problem: plastic pollution. She discusses the implications of her treasure in an increasingly polluted international climate.
The constant surge of coronavirus news and the uncertainty of when lockdown will end has left many of us with little to look forward to. Alas, the postponement of summer means that you’ll have to enjoy the luxuries of travel second-hand from home for now. However, the rumours of doubling flight prices in the future amid fears of long-term social distancing don’t […]