COMBATING PLASTIC POLLUTION

Some major consumer brands are committed to the re-introduction of re-usable glass and metal product containers, citing a goal of having all products in these re-usable or recyclable containers by 2030.

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A report by George Alleyne for Caribbean Life. Barbados will on April 1 begin a phased ban on plastics entering the country for use in sale of goods or to complement sold items, rounding up to an almost total prohibition nine months later. This means that within six weeks the island will no longer import or […]

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The New York Times reported In a rare bit of good news for North Atlantic right whales, a third newborn calf was spotted last Thursday, and the breeding season isn’t half over. Last year, no new animals were born in a population that spends its calving season along the southeastern coastline of the United States. Their […]

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