Monday, February 19, 2018 5 ways the United Kingdom is leading the fight against plastic pollution
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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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Story Air pollution and climate change: two sides of the same coin

Erupting volcanoes, earthquakes, dust storms and meteorites smashing into the Earth’s crust are natural phenomena that can cause climate change and air pollution: dinosaurs may have met their end after a giant meteorite kicked up so much dust that it blocked out the sun for decades, reducing photosynthesis and preventing the growth of plants.

Story West African countries develop strategies for better air quality in the subregion

Nine countries from the West Africa subregion met on 3 – 5 October 2018 to discuss progress towards the implementation of the 2009 Better Air Quality regional agreement, as well as propose additional actions to improve air quality in the subregion.

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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Story Air pollution and climate change: two sides of the same coin

Erupting volcanoes, earthquakes, dust storms and meteorites smashing into the Earth’s crust are natural phenomena that can cause climate change and air pollution: dinosaurs may have met their end after a giant meteorite kicked up so much dust that it blocked out the sun for decades, reducing photosynthesis and preventing the growth of plants.

Press Release Countries from South East and Southern Europe agree common vision to beat pollution

5 December 2018 - Belgrade, Serbia: Countries from South East and Southern Europe will pursue new measures that reduce pollution and benefit people’s health, the environment and economy.

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