THE PLASTIC PRICE OF COFFEE – CAPTAIN’S BLOG 35

I went to a Café in a wonderful little beachside town called Kuaotunu in New Zealand recently. I ordered a coffee to have there, and it arrived in a paper cup with a plastic top. Which 99% of the population wouldn’t question. But I did. “Why don’t you serve this in a mug that isn’t […]

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I-PHONE MADNESS – CAPTAIN’S BLOG 34

Hundreds of people are lined up outside the Apple Store. A new I-Phone is about to go on sale, and people are clearly keen on being first in the world to get the new device. I amble down the queue, and there is an excited buzz about the crowd. It feels like they are about […]

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ULTIMATE INVASIVE SPECIES – CAPTAIN’S BLOG 33

“There are more people living today than have lived in the entire history of the world.” The statistic came as somewhat of a shock to me, considering how long we’ve been around.  Humans as a species first evolved in Africa over 200,000 years ago.  50,000 years ago we began our migration across to Yemen and […]

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AN OPEN LETTER – CAPTAIN’S BLOG 32

To the Board of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society – Without prejudice I was lucky enough to be in The Hague when the IJC handed down their historic verdict over Japanese whaling.  Just prior to entering the courtroom however, Alex Corneilson, under instruction from Sea Shepherd, handed me a letter, demanding I pay you $100,000 for […]

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