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World Environment Day: Slowly but steadily Indian tourist destinations are working to combat the rise in plastic pollution

As the World Environment Day (steered by the United Nations Environment Programme or UNEP), observed across the globe on June 5, enters its 50th year, we are faced with the indomitable challenge of plastic pollution.

World Environment Day: Saina, Alia Bhatt lead '#BeatPlasticPollution' campaign in India

Happy #WorldEnvironmentDay We must all do our part to #BeatPlasticPollution and protect this and all other wonderful ecosystems on planet earth. Tag, you're all it! Do your part to clean up our environment and be the change for a happier healthier planet! — UN Environment (@UNEnvironment) June 5, 2018 New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS): As the globe is observing World Environment Day on Tuesday, several Indian celebrities joined hands in campaigning against single-use plastic.

Union Ministry of Environment will certify schools that become plastic free and publicize the harmful effects of plastics

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): In the build-up to the World Environment Day 2018, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has formed 19 teams to take up cleaning of beaches, river fronts and lakes in the country. 

Union Ministry of Environment declares all protected areas in India as 'plastic free zone'

New Delhi, Apr 28 (IBNS): The Union Environment ministry has banned plastics in all protected areas around the country and declared them as plastic free zones, according to media reports on Saturday.