Plastic pollution has emerged as one of the most pressing environmental challenges of our time, causing significant harm to ecosystems and wildlife. One crucial milestone in this crisis is Plastic Overshoot Day, which signals the point at which the amount ..
Plastic recycling has long been hailed as an effective solution to combat plastic pollution. However, a recent report published by Greenpeace Philippines challenges this notion by revealing that recycling actually increases the toxicity of plastics. Unveiling the Truth: Recycling and ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2023
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
South Africa and Kenya have recently announced the Just Transition Initiative to put an end to plastic pollution in an inclusive manner. This announcement came in the aftermath of the historic the first Session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently implementing initiatives to help people working in India’s waste segregation industry to shift to formal economy. As part of these efforts, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General Usha Rao-Monari will be distributing Jan Dhan ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The report – The Plastic Life-Cycle – was released by the Delhi-based think-tank, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). It was released during the one day national conclave on India Habitat Centre in November 22 What are the key findings ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
A partnership has been established by Australia and Indonesia with the aim of tackling plastic pollution in the Indo-Pacific region. Overview: The Australian government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national ..