He had also urged people to shun plastic to protect the environment. I've replaced using plastic bottles with a metal one. The report noted, by some estimates, as many as five trillion plastic bags are used worldwide every year.
Meanwhile Erik Solheim, executive director of the United Nations Environment Program, who was also present in the program, said that the UNEP would be partnering with spiritual and religious leaders from across the world to spread awareness against plastic pollution.
"There is even evidence that plastic waste threatens soil fertility". We must beat plastics, for our survival and for the survival of other species.
Across Africa, several African countries (including Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Mauritania, Tunisia, Kenya, Uganda Rwanda, Tanzania, Morocco, South Africa) have enacted laws related to the ban on the use, manufacture and importation of single-use plastic bags. He praised India for its growing focus on environmental protection but also noted that while travelling in the country he'd seen "some of the most handsome scenic places, but destroyed by plastic pollution". Read on and get inspired to bring about a change in your life as well.
The UN made a series of recommendations to make plastics bans more effective, from encouraging more cooperation from businesses to offering incentives.
Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape as lawyer vows to fight on
He is also under criminal investigation in London and Los Angeles, but the criminal charges in NY were the first to be lodged. Vance Jr . has called it predictable that Weinstein's camp would attack the integrity of the women and of the legal system.
Gasquet vows to end losing streak against Nadal
Halep, who also lost in the 2014 final, will next face either two-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber or Caroline Garcia. Ball boy displayed some neat forehands and backhands after sending the first ball into the net. "That's it.
Manchester United agree £52m Fred fee with Shakhtar Donetsk
The retirement of Michael Carrick has left a huge hole to fill in that department. "He is a wonderful player", Rivaldo said. Fred seemed to be one of the major targets for the side and signing him this quickly can only mean good things for the club.
Moore named to 2019 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot
Running back Keith Byars , fullback Jim Otis and offensive tackle Chris Ward are among the 76 former players on the ballot. The Jan. 7 announcement will be televised live, and specific viewing information will be available as the date draws near.
Jordan's king appoints new prime minister as protests resume
Ali Abous, the protest organiser, said that the appointment of Mr Razzaz would not stop a one-day strike planned for Wednesday. Jordan's Prime Minister Hani Mulki stepped down on Monday after thousands protested the government's plans to raise taxes.