The report outlines that large plastic pieces injure, suffocate and often kill marine animals, including protected and endangered species, such as sea turtles and monk seals but clarifies that it is microplastics - smaller and more insidious fragments - that have reached record levels of concentration of 1.25 million fragments per km2 in the Mediterranean Sea, nearly four times higher than in the "plastic island" found in the North Pacific Ocean. Of the three, plastics pose the greatest threat to oceans because of our poor waste management habits.
And this year China has ordered 46 cities to begin sorting waste in order to reach a 35% recycling rate by 2020.
" South Africans joined the world and started saying no to plastic straws, plastic earbuds, polystyrene, and single use plastic shopping bags", said Porter. More than 1-million bags are used every minute. Substitute plastics for biodegradable materials, and when you visit the beach this summer collect 3 pieces of plastic and dispose of it in the proper receptacle.
Mr Koonjoo highlighted that worldwide studies revealed that eight million tons of plastic garbage end in the ocean every year. Demand for recycled plastic in Europe is around 6%, the report said. In 2018, the theme is to "prevent plastic pollution and encourage solutions for a healthy ocean". Ocean-based agreements don´t have what it takes to tackle the problem.
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"We are the crossroads of our time and only through multilateral action that boldly accelerates the clean energy transition, provides jobs, and eradicates poverty can we meet the magnitude of the challenges ahead".
By 2050, there will be more plastic in the ocean than there are fish. "We are amongst some of the organizations, that use ocean plastics and natural resources like bamboo to create sustainable packaging". It outlined a strategy highlighting more than 60 types of plastics to ban, including plastic bags, water bottles, cutlery, straws and stir sticks.
Kia spokesman James Bell said the company "is attempting to have a remedy by the scheduled owner notification date of July 27". NHTSA said the air bag control module under investigation was built by ZF Friedrichshafen AG [ZFF.UL], a German auto supplier.
Mrs May said: "Where we disagree with our allies on something it is right that we say so and air the issue openly and frankly". Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not wait for the USA president to kick off the meeting in La Malbaie , Quebec.
He then proceeded to defend Franken and question the legitimacy of some of the accusations against him. In his Today interview, Clinton also defended his decision to remain in office following the scandal.
Kingdom Hearts III is an action role-playing game that combines the universes of various Disney franchises and Final Fantasy. Kingdom Hearts III will be available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on January 29, 2019.
By the time they could provide her with an abortion , she had developed an infection that quickly killed her. Northern Ireland's elected assembly has the authority to decide on any changes to its abortion laws .
Djibril Sidibe failed to cleanly clear the ball and Green surged into the area to fire past Hugo Lloris on the stroke of halftime. France equalised in the 78th minute as Mbappe converted substitute Benjamin Pavard's cross to notch his fourth worldwide goal.
The photo will come to define the insular and hostile Trump presidency, many commentators were quick to predict. Charles Schumer, N.Y., also tweeted their opposition to Trump. "After the last few days, it's hard to tell".
When asked about the announcement, ACLU attorney Jonathan Hafetz condemned the government's plan, calling it a "death warrant". According to a court filing unsealed in February, the detainee first travelled to Syria in July 2014, returning in March 2015.
The new Sony Playstation 4 and Playstation 4 Pro are unveiled at the Playstation Theater on September 7, 2016 in NY . With just days to go before E3 2018 kicks off in Los Angeles, Sony's annual Days of Play sales event has begun.
In 2016, nearly 45,000 people died by suicide in the U.S. , indicating a staggering rise in the cause of death. The CDC's new report came just days after news that designer Kate Spade took her life in her NY apartment.
California and 15 other states also filed a brief Thursday to intervene and defend the ACA and its consumer protections. That means consumer insurance protections under the law are not valid either, the brief argues.
Sri Lanka held off as much as they could - at 13.3 overs, Harmanpreet was dismissed caught by Oshadhi off Udeshika Kaluwa for 24. Then Fargana Hoque and Rumana Ahmed made an unbeaten 93-run stand in the 4th wicket and sealed victory with 2 balls to spare.
Trump breaks with G7 joint statement
Russian Federation was suspended from the group - then called the G8 - in 2014 because of its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. Trudeau, who has been sparring with Mr.
Dead or Alive 6 coming in 2019
However, DOA6 does try to welcome novice players by introducing a new combo and special attack system: Fatal Rush and Break Gauge. One of the most iconic fighting game franchise that's not developed by Capcom or Namco is finally releasing its next installment.
Bangladesh beat India to win women's Asia Cup
In another quick shock to India , Anuja Patil (3) was declared out for obstructing the field in the second ball of the ninth over. This was the second occasion that Bangladesh defeated India in the tournament after stunning them earlier in the league stage.
Andy Warhol painting to be sold in crypto art auction
Blockchain creates a permanent, traceable record of each and every transaction, whether it's for art or Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency adoption has progressively spread to new industries in order to disrupt their markets.
Northeast B.C. saw unemployment rate jump to almost 8% in May
Economists interpreted the change as a hawkish signal suggesting that the next interest rate hike may be sooner rather than later. In Quebec, a drop in full-time work was offset by a gain in part-time to leave the province little changed for the month.
Lynx use trip to Washington for day of service
And, as noted by Youngblood, LeBron James recently expressed disappointment that the Lynx were not invited to the White House. But instead of complaining about President Donald Trump's snub, they chose to give back to the community.
Trump says he's considering pardon for Muhammad Ali
Ali eventually became licensed again, however, and he went on to have a storied boxing career that lasted until 1981. Harlan returned to the Court the next day and, convinced of Ali's sincerity after reading the text, switched sides.
Trump remains isolated as G7 summit enters final day
Despite his sharp differences with USA allies, the president insisted he has a "great relationship" with his foreign counterparts. The president is flying to Singapore to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un .
Power shoots 1st-day 65 for St. Jude lead
Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy tee off together in the morning of the first round. Johnson, the world's second-ranked player, had five birdies and one double-bogey.
Mithali breaches 2000 T20I-run mark
As a result, India claims the top spot with three wins from four games and is likely to book a place in the finals. When it comes to batting or scoring runs at a brisk pace, Indian captain Virat Kohli's name comes first in mind.