solutions to plastic pollution

Global action alone can’t tackle plastic pollution; innovation, creativity may hold key

Plastic pollution also has a lifetime cost -- the plastic output of 2019 would be around $3.7 trillion, more than the GDP of most world nations. Read more »
plastic waste pollution on the rise

Marine pollution: 1.3 trillion tonnes of plastic waste to be dumped by 2040

At least 710 million tonnes of plastic will be generated even if governments take concerted action to reduce waste, say researchers from University of Leeds. Read more »
Eurythenes plasticus

New deep-sea species found with plastic in body

Traces of plastic in the body of the new species, Eurythenes plasticus, highlight the issue of marine plastic pollution. Read more »
India-Norway agreement on climate crisis.

India, Norway vow to clear oceans of plastic litter

Measures to tackle climate change and air pollution present a win-win situation for the countries, says a joint statement. Read more »