IIT Guwahati researchers develop hollow fiber membrane to remove micro-plastics from seawater
April 20, 2021 | The Economic Times
authored by their research scholar, Naveenkumar Ashok Yaranal.
IIT stated Plastic pollution is rampant all over the world and while there is
'There are up to 5,000 pieces of plastic per mile on our beloved British beaches'
April 18, 2021 | Mirror.co.uk
beach clean, as part of efforts to tackle the threat of plastic pollution to marine wildlife.
The charity hopes to inspire 100,000 people to
Four BILLION plastic particles from all over the world are found on the beaches of a remote Pacific island 3,000 miles from from the nearest continent
April 16, 2021 | Daily Mail
the Pacific island
None of the plastic came from the uninhabited island or local inhabited islands
Microplastics had increased by an order
This fish stuck in a disposable glove is a warning about the risks of COVID-19 litter
April 16, 2021 | National Geographic
-19 litter poses the same threats in the long-term as other plastic pollution.
Whether it’s a mask or a bottle, plastic doesn’t degrade in
Eye-opening underwater footage shows the huge amount of rubbish in Sydney Harbour
April 14, 2021 | Daily Mail
and it could be here for weeks, months years, even decades.
'Stop plastic pollution getting into the ocean, [cut] it off at the source.'
Airborne plastic pollution ‘spiralling around the globe’, study finds
April 12, 2021 | The Guardian
a week, long enough to be blown across continents. It also showed plastic pollution will be falling on Antarctica.
After bronze and iron,
Vietnam pilots initiatives to reduce plastic waste and marine litter
April 10, 2021 | VietNamNet
priority to finding both short and long-term solutions to reduce plastic pollution and foster economic development,” said Director-General
How plastic pollution threatens our health, food systems, and civilization itself
April 10, 2021 | Salon.com
to introduce the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act. The bill would force companies that produce plastic pollution to clean up their mess
As a surfer, I’m compelled to fight plastic pollution and protect our oceans – if you like beaches you should be too
April 08, 2021 | The Independent
, on streets, country lanes, in parks and along local waterways to tackle plastic pollution and litter.
After more than a year of isolation,
The River Lea is plagued by pollution – it is no place for a swim | Letters
April 08, 2021 | The Guardian
deceptive. The River Lea at Hackney Marshes is plagued by plastic pollution and also by sanitary pollution due to Thames Water combined
Green Britain: Call to outlaw plastic sachets for sauces like ketchup
April 08, 2021 | Express.co.uk
MP for West Dorset, said: "If we are to truly tackle plastic pollution, pernicious single-use items like sachets must be covered by
Occurrence of bisphenol A and microplastics in landfill leachate: lessons from South East Europe
April 02, 2021 | Springer
PCH, Peters RJB (2015) Potential health impact of environmentally released micro- and nanoplastics in the human food production chain:
Britain has matched just two of the EU’s 13 bans of harmful chemicals since Brexit
April 02, 2021 | Telegraph.co.uk
UK was “in the slow lane” and “getting left behind on tackling plastic pollution and making products, playgrounds and workplaces safer”.
Vietnam strives to become regional pioneer in reducing ocean plastic waste
April 02, 2021 | VietNamNet
and responsibilities and progress indicators - to tackle transboundary marine litter and plastic pollution issues.
“South-East Asia is in a
Microplastics are affecting melt rates of snow and ice
April 02, 2021 | Phys.org
the co-presence of microplastics in snow, which also have an effect on melt rates. Ming explained, "Microplastics depositing in snow will