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 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, 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 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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