• Would you pay for a reusable plastic bag which is more harmful?

    Would you pay for a reusable plastic bag which is more harmful? For many of us a trip to the store has changed significantly in the past few days, You know how? Ban on single use plastic has naturally let to inconvenience for many, but this inconvenience didn’t last for long. Many stores in India […]

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  • New Zealand becomes the latest country to ban plastic!

    New Zealand will ban single-use plastic bags by end of this year, becoming the latest in a series of governments taking the threat of plastic bags seriously. The government follows the country’s top retailers, who have already pledged to replace plastic by 2019. Retailers found in violation of the ban will be fined up to […]

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  • United Nations Vows to Move Towards a Pollution-Free Planet

    The  United  Nations  development  Programme  plans  to  fully  support  the  objectives  of  this  year’s  General  Assembly  and  its  call  to  work  towards  a  pollution-  free  planet  to  help  advance  multiple  Sustainable  Development  Goals  (SDGs). As  highlighted  in  the  Report  of  the  Executive  Director  of  UN  Environment,  the  impact  of  pollution  and  its  many  drivers  is  […]

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  • Babies’ brains damaged by pollution

    Seventeen  million  babies  under  the  age  of  one  are  breathing  toxic  air,  putting  their  brain  development  at  risk,  the  UN  children’s  agency,  UNICEF,  has  warned. As  per  reports  from  UNICEF :  Breathing  particulate  air  pollution  could  damage  brain tissue  and  undermine  cognitive  development.  It  is  also  linked  with  verbal  and  non-verbal IQ  and  memory  which […]

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  • Roundup – World Environment News (30th October, 2017)

     Shocking photos emerge of a sea of plastic Underwater photographer, Caroline Powers made a jaw dropping discovery in the Caribbean sea, near the island of Roatan, some way off the northern coast of the Honduras. Powers photographed large tracts of sea completely covered with plastic – plastic bottles, bags and polystyrene plates. You can read […]

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