Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Dia Mirza breaks up with Single-Use Plastics
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UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Dia Mirza realized that she had been in a toxic relationship for too long and decided it was time for a break-up. What's more, she has found a new love.

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Stories Battling pollution in history’s most fabled sea

Were Jason and the Argonauts to set sail now, they would scarcely recognize their original route. The shorelines, once covered in trees, have been largely stripped of greenery, while many of the fine sandy beaches are now lined with high-rise hotels. From the Bosphorus to the Saronic Gulf, towering container ships choke the waterways where wooden triremes previously held sway.

Stories Plastic: The art medium of the modern era

Sometimes words aren’t enough. When it comes to plastic pollution, the facts are well known. More than 8 million tonnes of plastic waste enter our oceans every year. One million plastic bottles are bought every minute.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 UK to devote foreign aid money to fighting plastic pollution
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In a major win in the battle to turn the tide on plastic, British Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that the United Kingdom’s foreign aid budget will be used to fight plastic pollution in the developing world. The announcement follows direct campaigning on the issue from UN Environment Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh

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Stories Battling pollution in history’s most fabled sea

Were Jason and the Argonauts to set sail now, they would scarcely recognize their original route. The shorelines, once covered in trees, have been largely stripped of greenery, while many of the fine sandy beaches are now lined with high-rise hotels. From the Bosphorus to the Saronic Gulf, towering container ships choke the waterways where wooden triremes previously held sway.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

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