Tag: WWF

  • Nearly all countries agree to stem flow of plastic waste into poor nations

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    By Christopher Thompson US reportedly opposed deal, which follows concerns that villages in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia had ‘turned into dumpsites’ Almost all the world’s countries have agreed on a deal aimed at restricting shipments of hard-to-recycle plastic waste to poorer countries, the United Nations announced on Friday. Exporting countries – including the US – […]

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  • EU ‘outright dangerous’ in its use of natural resources, says WWF

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    By Christopher Thompson About 2.8 planets would be needed if rest of world followed suit, biocapacity data shows Europe is using up natural resources so quickly that the planet’s ability to replenish itself over the year would be exhausted by this Friday if everyone consumed as much, a new analysis has found. It would take […]

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  • Eco-friendly gifts for Valentine’s Day

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    Valentine’s Day isn’t exactly the most environmentally friendly of holidays. And yes, it has been horribly commercialized, and if you’re green of heart, you may feel inclined to ignore it altogether. But still there is no bad day to tell someone that you love and appreciate their presence in your life. So don’t despair heart […]

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