World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

National Marine Litter Policy: Government Begins Work On An Action Plan To Check Plastic Waste Flowing Into Oceans

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To stop plastic waste from entering the ocean, the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences will assess the extent and source of marine litter along India's coastline ...
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World Oceans Day Special: A Photo Feature On The Impact Of Plastic Pollution On Life On The Planet

World Oceans Day Special: A Photo Feature On Impact Of Plastic Pollution On Life On Planet
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Be It Turtles Or Elephants, 5 heart-wrenching pictures that summarise why this World Oceans Day we need to resolve to beat plastic pollution ...
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When A Whale Dies From Eating Plastic Bags

European Union states needs measures to recycle 90 per cent of plastic bottles by 2025
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According to United Nations there will be more plastic in the world's oceans by 2050 than fish ...
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World Oceans Day 2018: Things You Should Know

World Oceans Day 2018: Things You Should Know
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Top things to know about World Oceans Day and what is choking the oceans. The need of the hour is to check indiscriminate dumping of plastic into the oceans ...
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World Oceans Day: Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Spreads The Message Of ‘Save Our Oceans From Plastic Pollution’ At Odisha’s Puri Beach

World Oceans Day: Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Spreads The Message Of ‘Save Our Oceans From Plastic Pollution’ At Odisha’s Puri Beach
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On World Oceans Day, Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a picturesque sand art with a message - 'Save Our Oceans' and 'Stop Plastic Pollution' ...
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On World Oceans Day, Actor Dia Mirza Appeals To Pledge To Beat Plastic Pollution And Save The Oceans

On World Oceans Day, Actor Dia Mirza Appeals To Pledge To Beat Plastic Pollution And Save The Oceans
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Actor and United Nations Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India, Dia Mirza, appealed everyone to #BeatPlasticPollution on World Oceans Day ...
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Week That Was: World Ocean Day Highlights Plastic Waste Threats And India Kicks Off Waste Management Campaign On World Environment Day

Week That Was: World Ocean Day Highlights Plastic Waste Threats And India Kicks Off Waste Management Campaign On World Environment Day
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In an ambitious move to make India free from its waste woes, the government launched a massive waste management campaign in 4000 cities across the country on June 5, the World Environment Day. The main motive behind this massive campaign by the government is to implement the practice of waste segregation at source across cities. And on June 8, the World celebrated Oceans Day to highlight the challenge faced by oceans due to indiscriminate dumping of waste, especially plastic waste. ...
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Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson Presents Petition To UN For Ocean Protection

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Businessman and philanthropist Richard Branson presented a petition to the UN General Assembly, urging governments to protect at least 30 per cent oceans by 2030 ...
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Ganga World Number 2 Among Rivers That Dump Most Amount Of Plastic Into Sea: Study

'Most Polluted' Ganga Valley Gets Help, Scientists From 15 Nations
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Every year, more than eight million tons of plastic ends up in the ocean, costing at least $8 billion (7.1 billion euros) in damage to marine ecosystems and killing an estimated one million sea birds, 100,000 sea mammals and untold numbers of fish. ...
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World Oceans Day: Save Our Oceans From Plastics Before It Is Too Late

California Brings Down Its Plastic Bag Litter By 72% Within 7 Years
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The current trend of plastic pollution in oceans will result in disposed plastic waste outweighing fishes by the year 2050 ...
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A Reminder That Oceans Need Our Attention

Maharashtra To Celebrate Its New Year-Gudi Padwa By Banning Plastic Carry Bags, Citizens ‘Thrilled’
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The world is fighting with immense plastic pollution, marine experts fear that there could be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050. On World Oceans Day, we look at some of the reactions on Twitter ...
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World Oceans Day: 5 Trillion Pieces Of Plastic Floating In World’s Oceans

World Oceans Day: 5 Trillion Pieces Of Plastic Floating In World's Oceans
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It is advocated that in the plastic recycling process one third of plastic packaging ends being lost or wasted during the collection and processing. And if plastic pollution continues at this rate then by 2050 world oceans will more plastic than fish ...
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