Category Archives: International News

World Oceans Day 2013

World Oceans DaySaturday June 8 is World Oceans Day and a time to celebrate the ocean and strive to protect it.

“Together we have the power to protect the ocean” and the billions of humans, plants and animals which depend on it – now and for future generations.

World Oceans Day is officially recognised by the United Nations and is celebrated on June 8 each year.

Check out the website www.worldoceansday.org for more information and think how you can contribute to looking after the patch of ocean near you.

Share
Gairloch Tragedy – What’s the Difference between a Buoyancy Vest and a Life Jacket?

Gairloch Tragedy – What’s the Difference between a Buoyancy Vest and a Life Jacket?

The difference is simply that a buoyancy vest (a waistcoat with foam on the inside) will help keep you afloat but only a life jacket will keep your head above water if you fall unconscious. This critical point of difference was highlighted in a tragedy in Scotland earlier this year when a man and three… Continue Reading

Share
css.php