The world's most powerful consumer goods brands are also the biggest plastic polluters, a global study by environmental groups has found. Meanwhile, the International Energy Agency has projected plastic use to soar, driven by developing Asia's growing appetite for consumers goods.
Australian group Reef Design Labs submerged a 3D-printed artificial coral reef earlier this month in the Maldives, with the hope that this advanced engineering method will help coral regeneration efforts.
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As we celebrate World Mental Health Day today, leaders are called to protect the community’s mental health by offering a solid action plan to address the increasing impacts of climate change.
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Straw bans are inciting a strong reaction around the world, but why should a targeted effort towards 4 per cent of marine litter be attacked as useless or ineffective, when the posited alternative is no effort at all?
China's opposition to new Marine Protected Areas in the Antarctic may be softening, as it signed for the first time a partnership with the European Union that aims to enhance international ocean governance.