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Updated : 2 years, 11 months ago IST
Kochi (Kerala) [India], Dec 31 (ANI): To draw attention towards the increasing problem of single-use plastic waste in the country, a huge model made up of around 1500 plastic bottles called 'Trap' has been installed here on Tuesday.
Updated : 3 years, 2 months ago IST
Washington DC [USA], Sept 28 (ANI): Researchers have found that even delicate wash cycles in washing machines account for release of microfibre plastics from clothes that ultimately reach the oceans.
Washington DC [USA], Sept 26 (ANI): While the world is trying to reduce plastic pollution which has become one of the most pressing environmental issues, researches have found that microscopic particles from plastic teabags can also have a direct impact on our health.
Updated : 3 years, 3 months ago IST
New Delhi (India), Aug 29 (ANI): As the fight against plastic pollution gains momentum, adult film website -- Pornhub -- has opted to tackle the issue in a unique way.
Updated : 3 years, 4 months ago IST
Boston (USA), July 28 (ANI): Renowned sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik has added another feather to his cap by bagging People's Choice Prize at the Boston International Sand Art Championship on Sunday.
Updated : 3 years, 5 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], July 5 (ANI): Every day our environment is being threatened by endless plastic pollution in the ocean, resulting to which hundreds of sharks and rays are found tangled in plastic waste, reported a study.
Updated : 3 years, 6 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 11 (ANI): Eliminating single-use plastics can help save the lives of waterbirds, lakhs of whom fall prey to the devastating impact of plastic pollution and die, according to experts.
Updated : 3 years, 8 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 9 (ANI): According to a recent study, focusing on rivers and river mouths can yield vital clues about how we might manage this ongoing plastic pollution crisis.
Updated : 3 years, 10 months ago IST
Kohima (Nagaland) [India], Jan 11 (ANI): With the rising menace of plastic pollution in the region, citizens of Nagaland have become cautious about plastic products and the government is working towards a plastic-free state.
Updated : 4 years, 5 months ago IST
Kalburagi (Karnataka) [India] June 18 (ANI): Striving to raise awareness against the use of plastic, as many as 32 students from Karnataka's Kalaburagi spend three to four hours every week to clean the city.
New Delhi [India], June 9 (NewsVoir): Plastic waste and its treatment is a growing concern globally, to the extent that the United Nations declared the theme for the World Environment Day 2018 to be 'Beat Plastic Pollution'.
Updated : 5 years, 3 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 30 (ANI): A caterpillar, commonly known as a waxworm, can help make plastic pollution a history, according to a recent study.