‘TURN THE TIDE ON PLASTIC’ URGES UN, AS PLASTIC PARTICLES IN THE SEAS NOW OUTNUMBER STARS IN OUR GALAXY

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UNEP Patron for Oceans, Lewis Pugh, is swimming the Seven Seas to urge policy makers to protect at least 10 per cent of the world’s seas. In the Arabian Sea off Oman, the seabed was a rubbish dump. No fish. No coral. Just tyres, plastic packets, bottles, cans. Photo: UNEP

 

‘TURN THE TIDE ON PLASTIC’ URGES UN, AS PLASTIC PARTICLES IN THE SEAS NOW OUTNUMBER STARS IN OUR GALAXY

Launching an unprecedented global campaign, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is urging everyone to eliminate the use of microplastics and stop the excessive, wasteful use of single-use plastic, to save the world’s seas and oceans from irreversible damage before it’s too late. Read more

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