Friday, April 20, 2018 How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

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In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

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Stories Plastic planet: How tiny plastic particles are polluting our soil

Much more research needs to be done to understand the impacts of microplastic pollution on land.

Stories Is monetizing waste the secret to ending plastic pollution?

David Katz is founder and CEO of the Plastic Bank, a company that aims to stop plastic pollution by turning waste into currency. In areas with official stores, collectors can turn in plastic waste and receive cash or credit to an online account, which can then be used to purchase everything from insurance and phones to cooking fuel and stoves. We talked with Katz about why making plastic valuable can help stop it from entering the ocean while…

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Plastic planet: How tiny plastic particles are polluting our soil

Much more research needs to be done to understand the impacts of microplastic pollution on land.

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Much more research needs to be done to understand the impacts of microplastic pollution on land.

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Stories How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

Stories Is monetizing waste the secret to ending plastic pollution?

David Katz is founder and CEO of the Plastic Bank, a company that aims to stop plastic pollution by turning waste into currency. In areas with official stores, collectors can turn in plastic waste and receive cash or credit to an online account, which can then be used to purchase everything from insurance and phones to cooking fuel and stoves. We talked with Katz about why making plastic valuable can help stop it from entering the ocean while…

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Is monetizing waste the secret to ending plastic pollution?

David Katz is founder and CEO of the Plastic Bank, a company that aims to stop plastic pollution by turning waste into currency. In areas with official stores, collectors can turn in plastic waste and receive cash or credit to an online account, which can then be used to purchase everything from insurance and phones to cooking fuel and stoves. We talked with Katz about why making plastic valuable can help stop it from entering the ocean while…

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David Katz is founder and CEO of the Plastic Bank, a company that aims to stop plastic pollution by turning waste into currency. In areas with official stores, collectors can turn in plastic waste and receive cash or credit to an online account, which can then be used to purchase everything from insurance and phones to cooking fuel and stoves. We talked with Katz about why making plastic valuable can help stop it from entering the ocean while…

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Stories How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

Stories Plastic planet: How tiny plastic particles are polluting our soil

Much more research needs to be done to understand the impacts of microplastic pollution on land.

Monday, March 19, 2018 Exploring the nature of resilience: A trip down Kenya’s Athi River

UN Environment promotes the use of nature-based solutions this World Water Day.

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UN Environment promotes the use of nature-based solutions this World Water Day.

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Stories How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

Stories Plastic planet: How tiny plastic particles are polluting our soil

Much more research needs to be done to understand the impacts of microplastic pollution on land.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 In the Galápagos, fighting the rising tide of plastic pollution

This emblematic Ecuadorian archipelago, which inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, is no stranger to the global plastic tide.

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This emblematic Ecuadorian archipelago, which inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, is no stranger to the global plastic tide.

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Stories How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

Stories Plastic planet: How tiny plastic particles are polluting our soil

Much more research needs to be done to understand the impacts of microplastic pollution on land.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 ‘One Dead Sea is enough’: Jordan takes action on marine litter

The Government of Jordan aims to raise awareness of the importance of saving the world’s seas and oceans from pollution and other man-made waste, which pose a real danger to marine life. 

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The Government of Jordan aims to raise awareness of the importance of saving the world’s seas and oceans from pollution and other man-made waste, which pose a real danger to marine life. 

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Stories How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

Stories Plastic planet: How tiny plastic particles are polluting our soil

Much more research needs to be done to understand the impacts of microplastic pollution on land.

Monday, March 5, 2018 Marine plastic: a new and growing threat to coral reefs

New evidence is emerging that shows that the human population’s obsession with all things plastic is poisoning one of the world’s natural wonders: coral reefs.

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New evidence is emerging that shows that the human population’s obsession with all things plastic is poisoning one of the world’s natural wonders: coral reefs.

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Stories How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

Stories Plastic planet: How tiny plastic particles are polluting our soil

Much more research needs to be done to understand the impacts of microplastic pollution on land.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 A 5-year voyage to tackle plastic pollution

It’s possible to cross all of the world's oceans without using a single drop of fossil fuels: the “Race for Water” is proof. 

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It’s possible to cross all of the world's oceans without using a single drop of fossil fuels: the “Race for Water” is proof. 

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Stories How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

Stories Plastic planet: How tiny plastic particles are polluting our soil

Much more research needs to be done to understand the impacts of microplastic pollution on land.

Monday, February 19, 2018 5 ways the United Kingdom is leading the fight against plastic pollution

We’re only two months into 2018, but this year has already seen a number of big announcements to combat plastic pollution in the United Kingdom.

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We’re only two months into 2018, but this year has already seen a number of big announcements to combat plastic pollution in the United Kingdom.

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Stories How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

Stories Plastic planet: How tiny plastic particles are polluting our soil

Much more research needs to be done to understand the impacts of microplastic pollution on land.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Not all heroes wear Lycra

Ibrahim Thiaw, Deputy Executive Director for UN Environment and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations

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Ibrahim Thiaw, Deputy Executive Director for UN Environment and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations

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Stories How 4 Asia-Pacific entrepreneurs are cashing in by going plastic free

In the Asia and Pacific region, four entrepreneurs have taken the challenge upon themselves to tackle plastic pollution as part of UN Environment’s Asia-Pacific Low-Carbon Lifestyles Challenge.

Stories Plastic planet: How tiny plastic particles are polluting our soil

Much more research needs to be done to understand the impacts of microplastic pollution on land.

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