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Exactly one year ago today, the world’s biggest iceberg broke off the Antarctic. A titan weighing a trillion tonnes and covering an area a quarter the size of Wales, the iceberg fell off after beginning as a mere crack in Larsen’s Ice more than 10 years ago. But things quickly escalated and, in July 2017, satellites from various countries confirmed the colossal break. But what’s happened since?
Indonesia’s plastic pollutes our oceans more than any other country bar China. But, as a nation with more than 17,000 islands, their seaweed may be their secret weapon in their war against marine pollution - something we care deeply about at Koala Chess Art HQ.
Surfing first began when humans entered our beautiful oceans. As soon as we could swim, we could bodysurf. But the development of surfing as we know it today - with a surfboard - is a somewhat recent discovery. Unsurprisingly, its roots can be found in Lilo and Stitch’s home nation of Hawaii.
We don’t know about you, but we think the right show was crowned the winner as Blue Planet II took away the award for Virgin TV's ‘Must-See Moment’. David Attenborough’s exploration of our increasingly contaminated oceans truly shocked the nation this year with its naked truth and unwillingness to hide the devastation we are causing our planet.