The theme of this year's Environment Day was specifically very pertinent in the context of Pakistan where the use of these plastic bags is still on the rise to alarming proportions and playing havoc with our environment, poisoning our oceans, land and our own health.
World enviornment Day celebrated on June 5 every year is a platform for encouraging awareness and propagating the need for protecting the environment.
"These mainly find their ways into the water bodies disintegrating to micro-plastic which are consumed by aquatic animals and ultimately kills them or are transferred into the food chain". "He said, the National mission on cleanliness and sanitation "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" has special focus on plastic waste management". Plastic pollution is affecting even remote areas of the planet, including the Artic. He praised India for its growing focus on environmental protection but also noted that while traveling in the country he'd seen "some of the most handsome scenic places, but destroyed by plastic pollution". If present trends continue, by 2050 our oceans will have more plastic than fish.
Campaigners against plastic pollution are urging millions of people around the world to avoid plastic packaged food and drink products for 24 hours as part of a "world first" One Plastic Free Day on World Environment Day.
He said available data indicated that plastic waste accounted for 95 per cent of total amount of waste generated in terms of weight, while plastic use had been in existence for over 70 years.
Breast Cancer Study: Chemo Not Required
The study was supported in part by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Komen Foundation, and the Breast Cancer Research Stamp. Some study leaders consult for breast cancer drugmakers or for the company that makes the gene test.
However, the report also cites a fundamental need for broader cooperation from business and private sector stakeholders, offering a roadmap for upstream solutions, including extended producer responsibility and incentives for adoption of a more circular economy approach to plastic production and consumption. "Nigerians should individually and collectively reconsider their plastic habits by reducing the use of disposable plastics and using alternatives to plastics".
"The choices that we make today will define our collective future", said Modi on Tuesday.
Most at a minimum have categories for burnable, unburnable, recyclable and plastics, with many also requiring people to separate out cardboard and different types of plastic.
"Desertification is one of the phenomena threatening the environment in Sudan".
All in all, all stakeholders, from businesses to governments and NGOs, show a clear stance at addressing plastic pollution.
From sun-drenched streets to dark and risky rainforests, nowhere is safe from the world's most creative assassin, Agent 47 . Io Interactive and Warner Bros . will release Hitman 2 on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on November 13, 2018.
Early this year, two of Pruitt's top aides received large raises: 52 percent in one case and 33 percent in the other. The Post notes that "federal ethics laws bar public officials from using their position or staff for private gain".
Top Gun 2 , which likely will have the title of Top Gun: Maverick , is officially happening over at Paramount. Last week, Cruise actually shared the first picture from the movie and it made a lot of '80s kids excited.
I think I have to put a lot of things in perspective for the last, what, four, five weeks since the clay season. As great a mover and defender as Halep is, she could be left powerless if Muguruza is at her imposing best.
Vegas has won four straight games after consecutive losses, and they are 8-3 total in their inaugural season in this situation. Then he popped the puck up and over goalie Marc-Andre Fleury. "What happened was obviously pretty negative", Smith-Pelly said.
To end the first half, he made a 34-foot 3-pointer to trim the deficit to six after the Cavaliers held a 13-point advantage. Consider the how-to-beat-the Warriors checklist, and how many items on that list could reasonably be marked off in Game 3.
With compatible A/V receivers, you'll even be able to ask Alexa to switch your inputs and change the volume, which is pretty cool. According to today's official release, the Amazon Fire TV Cube will go on sale in the USA on 21 June.
A strong first 45 minutes but a less convincing second resulted in a 2-1 win for England against Nigeria on Saturday night. Gareth Southgate will hand 19-year-old Trent Alexander-Arnold his England debut and Jack Butland will also start in goal .
The unseeded Cecchinato, who broke down in tears after the match, next faces Thiem for a place in Sunday's final. Unfortunately, it took me time to get well, and struggled with a little injury, as well, at the beginning.
Warriors-Cavaliers Game 3
For years, the Patriots have exploited slip-ups by their opponents while (mostly) playing mistake-free football themselves. He said he tried to "fast track" Kryie Irving's mind when James returned to Cleveland four years ago.
Inside Kate Spade's Final Days Before Her Shocking Death
Andy Spade said that the couple had been living apart but in the same neighborhood, caring for their 13-year-old daughter Bea. Spade and her husband sold their remaining stake in the company in 2006 to Neiman Marcus for almost $60 million.
Kaala Leaked Online On The Very First Day Of Its Release?
They are shutting by themselves and are not screening Kaala . "Cauvery water is more important than a Rajinikanth film for us". In Bengaluru , single-screen theaters known to release Tamil movies are not screening the movie amidst protests.
Stanley Cup: Three takeaways from Capitals' first title
But Vegas played an urgent game that was both fast-paced and physical, out-hitting Washington 18-10 in the first. It's not a sure bet, but if you believe Vegas will come out strong in this one it's worth investing a unit.
AMD announces Threadripper 2 processors - AMD
On the other side, AMD rendered an image, Quote: "on an air cooling system" while using their Threadripper 2. AMD showed off the 7nm GPU in action, paired with 32GB of HBM2 memory in a Cinema4D rendering demonstration.
Your Private Facebook Posts May Have Been Public For Days
In the meantime, it has reverted the audience for any affected posts to whatever setting the user had selected previously. The software flaw was apparently live for 10 days last month and the company didn't give users any kind of warning.