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 Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

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 Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

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 Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

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 Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

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 Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

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 Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 How China’s ban of plastic waste imports can help us beat pollution

By Verena Balke, UN Environment’s Resources and Markets Branch

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By Verena Balke, UN Environment’s Resources and Markets Branch

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Erik Solheim: Bringing the world’s dead zones back to life
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By Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment

For lovers of seafood it’s a bonanza. Thousands of blue crabs stacked on top of each other in the shallow waters of the Chesapeake Bay, easy prey for those on the hunt for dinner. The phenomenon fills stomachs with such joy that locals call it the “crab jubilee”. But the joy masks a grim reality.

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Monday, December 18, 2017 It’s time to abandon our dirty status quo and embrace clean growth

UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Dr Bertrand Piccard makes the case for embracing a circular economy. 

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UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Dr Bertrand Piccard makes the case for embracing a circular economy. 

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Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

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