Palau Current Affairs, GK & News

Palau  Current Affairs, GK & News

Palau first country to ban sunscreen to protect Coral Reefs

The Pacific Island, Palau has become the first country to ban sun cream that is harmful to corals. The country has banned common ingredients used in cosmetics including oxybenzone. Highlights The order of the ban was passed in 2018. However, it comes into effect from January 1, 2020. The Rock Islands in the Palau is ..

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Palau becomes 76th nation to join International Solar Alliance

Palau, an archipelago of more than 500 islands in Oceania, has become 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA). The agreement was opened for signature during COP22 (22nd Conference of the Parties) at Marrakech, Morocco on 15 November 2016. Countries which have signed agreement until now include India, United Kingdom (UK), Japan, ..

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Palau Joins International Solar Alliance

Palau, an archipelago of over 500 islands in Oceania, on Tuesday became the 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance. Republic of Palau (Palau) is an archipelago nation located in the western Pacific Ocean. International Solar Alliance International Solar Alliance (ISA) aims to provide a common platform to address the specific solar technology deployment ..

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Republic of Palau becomes world’s first nation to ban reef-killing toxic sunscreen

The Republic of Palau, an archipelago found in the western Pacific Ocean, has become the world’s first nation to ban the use of sunscreens that have been deemed harmful to coral reefs and ocean life. The ban, which will come into force by 2020, has been signed into law by the Palau government. These sunscreens ..

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