The ocean is in trouble. We must clean it up and stop plastic at the source. And we can do it by sparing just 2 minutes. The 2minutesolution is a simple, effective way for us all to easily cut down on our plastic use. Read this book and discover the small changes you can make now that will add up to make a big difference. When we all chip in, it really does make a difference.
Discover what you can do to save the planet from plastic.
Start now. All it takes is 2 minutes of your time.
'I read this book yesterday and I've done three things today and that is testament to Martin's brilliant vision and ideas. Now it's your turn!' Chris Packham
'Once, plastic was the miracle material. Now it's the monster. We all need to cut down our plastic consumption and join Martin's #2minutesolution anti-plastic movement. I'm in.' Julia Bradbury
Open this book with your children, give it to your friends. Share your #2minutesolution on twitter and instagram and inspire others.
Martin Dorey, anti-plastics expert, has been working to save our beaches from plastic for the past 10 years. His Beach Clean Foundation and global call to arms #2minutebeachclean has been taken up by people all over the world, and has proven that collective small actions can add up to a big difference.
Together we can fix this.
About the Author
Martin is a writer, surfer and beach lover. He founded the Beach Clean Network with Tab Parry in 2009 and started the #2minutebeachclean in 2013 after North Atlantic storms left UK beaches littered with plastic rubbish. It's a simple, effective idea - pick up beach litter for 2 minutes, bag it, tag it, bin it - and the mission has been taken up by thousands of people around the world.
Martin is also the author of the bestselling series The Camper Van Cookbook, The Camper Van Bible and The Camper Van Coast and presented the BBC2 show called One Man and his Campervan.
Martin lives in Bude, Cornwall.
TV presenter, photographer and conservationist Chris Packham is one of the nation’s favourite naturalists. He is best known for the BAFTA-winning The Really Wild Show and fronting BBC’s Springwatch and Autumnwatch. Packham is president of the British Trust for Ornithology, Hawk Conservancy Trust, the Hampshire Ornithological Society and the Bat Conservation Trust and vice-president of the RSPB and the Butterfly Conservation. In 2011, he was awarded the British Trust for Ornithology's Dilys Breese Medal for his ‘outstanding work in promoting science to new audiences’, and in 2016 he won the Wildscreen Panda Award for Outstanding Achievement, for his contribution to wildlife filmmaking.
Packham's partner Charlotte Corney owns the Isle of Wight Zoo, and his step-daughter is studying zoology at Liverpool University. He lives in the New Forest.