Plastic Pollution

Plastic Pollution

An Advocate For Environmental Issues, Greenpeace Asks For Ambitious Measures From G20 Group To Tackle The Plastic Waste Crisis

Environment NGO Greenpeace Seeks Ambitious Measures From G20 Group To Tackle The Plastic Waste Crisis
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In a joint declaration adopted during the meeting of Environment and Energy Ministers from the G20 countries, the ministers agreed to create a framework for action with voluntary measures to reduce marine pollution and reaffirmed the commitments made under the Paris Agreement to combat climate change ...
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Do Humans Eat Plastic? Think Again, You May Be Consuming 5 Grams Of Plastic Every Week, Says A Study

Do Humans Eat Plastic? Think Again, You May Be Consuming 5 Grams Of Plastic Every Week, Says A Study
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An average person possibly consumes 2000 tiny pieces of plastic that is five grams of plastic which is equivalent to eating a credit card every week ...
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Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?

Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?
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As India ambitiously aims to eliminate the usage of single-use plastics by 2022, expert Swati Singh Sambyal from the Centre For Science and Environment weighs in her opinion on the present state, one year since the commitment was made on Environment Day 2018 ...
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G20 Nations To Tackle Ocean Plastic Waste As Petrochemical Producers Expand In Asia

G20 Nations To Tackle Ocean Plastic Waste As Petrochemical Producers Expand In Asia
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Tackling the plastic pollution has been less of a priority in Asia, which is the world's biggest producer of the material - and its waste, as the problem gets more crucial, Japan wants the G20 nations to make combatting the plastic pollution a priority ...
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Canada To Ban Single-Use Plastics By 2021, Here Are Some Other Countries Taking Action Against Plastic Waste

Canada To Ban Single-Use Plastics By 2021, Here Are Some Other Countries Taking Action Against Plastic Waste
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a ban on all types of single-use plastics to be implemented ‘as early as 2021’; here are some other countries around the world who are leading the fight against single-use plastic ...
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Waste Management: People Recycle More If They Know What Recyclable Waste Becomes, Says Study

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The research team conducted six studies, published in Journal of Marketing, in which they observed that the participants who saw waste being transformed, recycled more than the participants who saw a generic recycling, not involving product transformation ...
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Plastic Waste: Trash Found Littering Ocean Floor In Deepest-Ever Sub Dive

Prior to Mr. Cameron’s dive, the first-ever expedition to Challenger Deep was made by the U.S. Navy in 1960, reaching a depth of 10,912 meters
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Victor Vescovo, a retired naval officer said he made the unsettling discovery as he descended nearly 6.8 miles to a point in the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench to find plastic waste ...
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National Geographic Society To Launch Expedition To Study Plastic Pollution In River Ganga

The socio-economic team will survey local communities along the expedition route to better understand awareness and perceptions of plastic pollution
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The expedition will be carried out by a team of 15 scientists and engineers, co-led by National Geographic Fellows who will work with international partners to provide science-based, actionable information to help combat the plastic pollution in Ganga ...
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This 66-year-old Mumbai Woman Is Saving The Environment By Upcycling One Plastic Bag At A Time

This 66-year-old Mumbai Women Is Saving The Environment By Upcycling One Plastic Bag At A Time
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Take cue people! 66-year-old Rita Maker from Mumbai got inspired by watching a do-it-yourself (DIY) video over the internet and started managing the waste of plastic bags and packaging all by herself by upcycling the daily plastic items into beautiful clutches, bags, baskets, tea coasters ...
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United Nations General Assembly President Praises India’s War On Plastic Pollution

India pledged last year to eliminate all single-use plastic by 2022
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The UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, has made the war on single-use plastics a priority of her presidency and announced a festival against plastic pollution called "Play it Out" to grab the attention of the younger audience ...
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Take Cue India! London Marathon Runners Quench Their Thrist With Edible Water Pods To Reduce Plastic Waste

The water pods may help find a strong alternative to single-use plastic bottles and could be used for other events such as music festivals among others
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In a bid to reduce plastic waste, organisers of the annual London Marathon distributed water and energy drink in edible pods to about 41,000 runners ...
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Dia Mirza ‘Heals The Himalayas’, Contributes In A Four-Hour Clean-Up Drive To Do Her Bit For The Environment

Ms. Mirza was in Himachal Pradesh, shooting her upcoming web series, when she decided to join the Sunday clean-up drive
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Dia Mirza recently teamed up with the volunteers of Healing Himalaya Foundation for a cleanup drive and the team collected about 120 sacks full of plastic waste ...
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