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Aaniyah Omardien

Plastic Heroes

Interview with Bruce Jack Wines

It would have only been a matter of time before our and Bruce Jack’s paths crossed. Bruce was born in Muizenberg and spent time at Surfers Corner in his youth. He also admits to a resonance with the humble beginnings of The Beach Co-op in…
Aaniyah Omardien
March 18, 2020
Wavescape Art Board Project 2019Events

Wavescape Art Board Project 2019

It has been a year of interesting and creative experiences with those who share our love for the ocean. We hosted a beach cleanup this year at Strandfontein and rewarded volunteers that joined the cleanup and that converted their “trash into treasure” with previously loved,…
Aaniyah Omardien
November 22, 2019
Plastic Free July 2019CleanupsEvents

Plastic Free July 2019

Photographer: Romano Fortuin for LCA Spark TalksThe Plastic Free July campaign originated in Western Australia in 2011 and has grown from a very small number of participants to millions of people acting in more than 170 countries. The Plastic Free Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, manages…
Aaniyah Omardien
July 1, 2019
Lessons from the Dirty DozenTalks

Lessons from the Dirty Dozen

By Prof. Peter Ryan - Scientific Advisor of The Beach Co-opI’ve been monitoring beach litter since the 1980s trying to find out what impact, if any, ingested plastic had on seabirds. My research was prompted by the growing number of records of plastic being found…
Aaniyah Omardien
June 27, 2019
EventsTalks

The Man from One Horse Town

This past Sunday Endless Daze Festival and The Beach Co-op hosted a beach cleanup at Mouille Point. The Beach Co-op goes beyond just cleaning the beach, they also collect data and use a methodology called the Dirty Dozen which was developed by Prof Peter Ryan…
Aaniyah Omardien
September 25, 2018