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Protection from viruses through plastic?

Does plastic food packaging protect against COVID-19? We asked the Food Packaging Forum Foundation.

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Oil spill disaster in Mauritius

The oil spill disaster in Mauritius is a chronicle of failure. Three days after the cargo was sunk in the sea, melon-headed whales began to strand.

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Hope for ban on oil and gas exploration in Spanish waters

Wädenswil, January 13, 2021: While France has already imposed a ban on exploring any new oil and gas sites in its waters and the Danish government has just announced such ban for its waters within the North Sea, the Spanish Government has proposed a similar measure...

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Support for a global plastic treaty is growing

On Friday, 13th November 2020, the work of the "Ad-Hoc Open-Ended Expert Group" (AHEG4), mandated by the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) to examine global response options to combat marine plastic pollution was concluded. The AHEG made tremendous progress...

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Japan’s Fixed Net Whaling

~Leah Lemieux   Over Christmas of 2020, Japanese activists stationed in Taiji became aware that a young Minke whale approximately 5m, had become trapped in fixed nets just offshore from the town harbor. Like much of Japan’s coastline, the Taiji coast is a complicated...

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