World Ocean benefits from reduced pollution sparked by COVID-19 â€“ Ocean alliance
Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Andrei Savenkov - The World Ocean is benefiting from the reduction of pollution during the COVID-19 pandemic brought about by temporarily disrupted air traffic and diminished production, among other things, Paul Holthus, president of the World Ocean Council (WOC), told Sputnik.
Tel Aviv, Dec 26 (IBNS): According to the United Nations, plastic accounts for up to 90 percent of all the pollutants in our oceans, yet there are few comparable, environmentally friendly alternatives to the material.
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and NestlÃ© found to be worst plastic polluters worldwide in global cleanups and brand audits: Study
Manila, Oct 9 (IBNS): Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé were the most frequent companies identified in 239 cleanups and brand audits spanning 42 countries and six continents, the Break Free From Plastic movement announced on Tuesday.
World must unite against â€˜preventable tragedyâ€™ of ocean pollution: UN chief
New York, June 9 (IBNS): From carrying your own water bottle, to volunteering for a local clean-up, everybody needs to do something to stop plastic pollution from getting into the world’s oceans, said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his message for World Oceans Day.