World Environment Day is the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) biggest annual event commemorated on 5 June, with an aim of galvanising positive environmental action.
In India, plastic has been found inside dead cows while a whale in Thailand died after consuming waste bags.
For decades, official and popular efforts in Sudan have failed to find means to keep the environmental balance, curb up desert encroachment and lessen impact of drought waves.
"Only 9 percent of the 9 billion tonnes of plastic the world has ever produced has been recycled", the report said. In total, 50 per cent of the plastic is of single use.
Bhubaneswar: Marking the World Environment Day noted sand artist Manas Sahoo has created a sand sculpture in Puri depicting the importance of protecting the environment.
Launch set for 6-month space mission
Americans have not flown to space aboard US-made spaceships since 2011, when the 30-year space shuttle program was retired. Most Americans, 80 percent of them, displayed confidence that private companies will make a profit from space exploration.
"When it comes to plastic pollution, Brits are mad as hell and they're not going to take it anymore".
However, he said, per capita plastic consumption in India is lower than that in many parts of the developed world.
In another post, her team posted a video in support of the same and shared a very heartfelt message, "In 30 years, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish".
Biruta also said that the Ministry of Environment and partners are in the process of revising the plastics law to reduce single use plastics and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of plastic recycling in the country.
Plastic clogging sewers - a major problem in Delhi and slums across the developing world - can spread disease or wind up in the stomachs of animals, the United Nations said.
However, Greenpeace warns that global corporations that have signed the "Beat Plastic Pollution" declaration today - including Coca-Cola, Unilever and Nestlé - are some of the top contributors to single-use plastic pollution worldwide and here in New Zealand.
Macron compares phone calls with Trump to sausages
Mr Kudlow said he briefed a senior Canadian official on Mr Trump's new idea on Monday and was still waiting for a response. The Mexican tariffs target USA pork, produce, bourbon, and steel - products chosen with a political objective in mind.
Macron: G7 leaders must be civil as they pressure Trump
The Canadian prime minister has called the decision " totally unacceptable " and " insulting " during various media appearances. Now, a 25 per cent tariff will be levied on Canadian steel, while a 10 per cent tariff will be applied to aluminum.
Samantha Bee gets TBS oversight after Ivanka slur
Civility is just nice words", Bee concluded. "Well, I don't think America knows that because America doesn't watch her show ". After drawing a laugh at the mention of the Texas senator, Bee said that many men also were offended by her language.
Amazon Officially Announces The Fire TV Cube
The new device can also do typical Alexa tasks, such as playing "Jeopardy!" or fetching the weather, even when the TV is off. Today, Amazon announced the Fire TV Cube , an interesting hybrid of its Fire TV set-top boxes and Echo smart speakers.