Thursday, April 26, 2018 How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

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The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

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Stories From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

Stories How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

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A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

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Stories How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

Stories How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

Friday, April 20, 2018 How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

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In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

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Stories How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

Stories From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

Sunday, April 22, 2018 Strawless in Seattle: How a major coastal city is tackling marine litter

In July 2018, customers in Seattle – the largest city in the State of Washington, along the United States’ Pacific Coast – will have to ask for a biodegradable paper straw with their drink, or decide to go without it.

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In July 2018, customers in Seattle – the largest city in the State of Washington, along the United States’ Pacific Coast – will have to ask for a biodegradable paper straw with their drink, or decide to go without it.

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Stories How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

Stories From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

Friday, April 20, 2018 Single-use plastic has reached the world's deepest ocean trench

A new study has revealed that human activities are affecting the deepest part of the ocean, more than 1,000 kilometers from the mainland.

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A new study has revealed that human activities are affecting the deepest part of the ocean, more than 1,000 kilometers from the mainland.

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Stories How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

Stories From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

Friday, April 20, 2018 How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

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In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

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Stories How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

Stories From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 ‘One Dead Sea is enough’: Jordan takes action on marine litter

The Government of Jordan aims to raise awareness of the importance of saving the world’s seas and oceans from pollution and other man-made waste, which pose a real danger to marine life. 

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The Government of Jordan aims to raise awareness of the importance of saving the world’s seas and oceans from pollution and other man-made waste, which pose a real danger to marine life. 

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Stories How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

Stories From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 In the Galápagos, fighting the rising tide of plastic pollution

This emblematic Ecuadorian archipelago, which inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, is no stranger to the global plastic tide.

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This emblematic Ecuadorian archipelago, which inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, is no stranger to the global plastic tide.

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Stories How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

Stories From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

Monday, February 19, 2018 5 ways the United Kingdom is leading the fight against plastic pollution

We’re only two months into 2018, but this year has already seen a number of big announcements to combat plastic pollution in the United Kingdom.

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We’re only two months into 2018, but this year has already seen a number of big announcements to combat plastic pollution in the United Kingdom.

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Stories How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

Stories From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 A 5-year voyage to tackle plastic pollution

It’s possible to cross all of the world's oceans without using a single drop of fossil fuels: the “Race for Water” is proof. 

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It’s possible to cross all of the world's oceans without using a single drop of fossil fuels: the “Race for Water” is proof. 

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Stories How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

Stories From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

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