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Albert Carbon Literacy Course Blog

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As part of encouraging and implementing greener, more sustainable working practices here at One Tribe, we sent Cameron and Francesca to Cardiff yesterday to attend Albert’s Carbon Literacy course at Splice post-production house. Albert is a BAFTA, indie and broadcaster-backed project to support the UK production and broadcast industry’s transition to environmental sustainability, working in collaboration to accelerate the adoption of best, green practices. Find out more about Albert here: http://wearealbert.org/about/what-is-albert

At One Tribe, we’re conscious of our effect on the planet and do what we can to help minimise our impact. We are diligent recyclers, composters, avoid unnecessary purchases (we hire where we can), and do our best to minimise the amount travelled by crew. But we also recognise that we, and so many others, could be doing more…

We’re always working and shooting in the beautiful outdoors, and the thought of it one day no longer being “beautiful” scares and angers us. This is why we are committing to more sustainable practices, including no longer using as much paper for our call sheets, risk assessments, research notes and anything else that could be viewed electronically (hello, iPads!). We’re also cutting down on how many plastic water bottles we take on shoot, opting for refillables instead, and researching into ways we can source our power from renewable sources and suppliers. All this, along with tracking and managing our carbon footprint with Albert, means we can do our bit for this wonderful world and normalise sustainable approaches when working in television!

As part of the course, Cameron and Fran each had to commit to one sustainable change in their lives. Cameron decided he would no longer use as much water when washing the dishes and would be a better, more conscious consumer of items – buying less and from more sustainable sources. Fran decided she would be more conscious when recycling and composting, and to try and be paperless with her work ethic by using iPads instead.

What more sustainable practice could YOU adopt? Let us know by tweeting us or sending a message on our Instagram/Facebook pages!

Good Luck to One Tribe TV’s RTS Nominees

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Wishing this year’s RTS West of England nominees the very best of luck on Sunday 24th March.


Best On-Screen Talent – Miles Chambers, Civilisations Stories: The Remains of Slavery

Best Factual – Civilisations Stories: The Remains of Slavery

Best Short Form – The One Show: Rendlesham UFO


A huge thank you to everyone at One Tribe who made these films possible.

The Truth About Antibiotics – Wednesday 30th Jan, 8PM, BBC1

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The number of bacterial diseases becoming resistant to antibiotics is growing at an alarming rate, and with scientists predicting that millions could die from infections in the not-so-distant future, the fight to find new treatments has to start now. This Wednesday (30th January) 8PM on BBC 1, don’t miss Angela Rippon investigating the new scientific breakthroughs from those working on the front line in the fight against infection in One Tribe TV’s newest show: The Truth About Antibiotics.

Last Episode of the Current Series of Dirty Vegan – TONIGHT!

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Tonight on BBC 1 Wales at 7:30 p.m. (Sky 952, Freesat 964 & Virgin Media 864) and on the BBC iPlayer straight after, don’t miss the final episode of the current series of Dirty Vegan. Matt will be facing his fears and battling his claustrophobia to complete a challenge set by the South & Mid-Wales Cave Rescue Team.

Speak to Matt after the show when he takes over the BBC Wales Twitter page @bbcwales.

 

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