Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project: cleaning beaches for a glass of wine | Photo: SAS

Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) have announced the 8th Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project in the United Kingdom.

The British non-governmental surf organization will visit six of UK's most popular beaches this summer. The goal is simple: to help keep our beaches barefoot friendly for all to enjoy and, of course, enjoy a glass of wine.

Since 2008, almost 6000 volunteers have helped SAS to sweep over 12.5 tonnes of marine litter from 46 beaches. This year, the team behind SAS will build life-size sandcastle bars at each event complete.

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Immersion suits: saving lives from hypothermia | Photo: White Glacier

Every year, hypothermia kills more than 1500 people in the United States. There are many situations in which you can quickly lose your life due to extreme low temperatures, but a new immersion suit wants to help put an end to the tragedy.

White Glacier believes the cold water immersion suit has arrived to neutralize the dire threat of hypothermia. It is certainly not an option for cold water surfers, but these suits can make the difference in multiple scenarios.

"Arctic 25" offers hypothermia protection of up to 25 hours against freezing water, waves and high wind. It has vertical and horizontal floating capabilities, and it can be partially donned in 15 seconds. This suit will enable the freedom to eat or drink, attend to hygienic needs, or administer first aid once in the water.

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Water: use it efficiently | Photo: Nemo Equipment

Water is a very precious resource. We drink water, we cook with water, we bathe in water and we clean with water. Learn how to conserve water efficiently in the kitchen, bath, laundry, outdoor and at work.

While one billion people suffer from water scarcity, we keep the water turned on while brushing our teeth. If we change our daily habits, we will change the planet for better.

There are limits to water supplies, and human activities are degrading them. Can we improve our track record without sacrificing the quality of life? For sure? When it comes to saving water, details matter.

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