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Harmful pollution boosts superbug 'silent pandemic'

CONTAINING and cleaning up environmental pollution, especially in waterways, is crucial to controlling increasingly bulletproof superbugs which could kill tens of millions by...

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Harmful pollution boosting superbug 'silent pandemic'

According to the UN report, “pollution in the environment from key economic sectors has exacerbated the problem.”

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Harmful pollution boosting superbug 'silent pandemic'

Containing and cleaning up environmental pollution, especially in waterways, is crucial to controlling increasingly bullet-proof superbugs which could kill tens of millions by mid-century, a new UN report said Tuesday.

08/02/2023 1:30:00 AM

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Haiku adrift on plastic

The plastic problem What we use for just minutes Will last a long, long time

06/02/2023 3:15:00 PM

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Refilling your shampoo bottle instead of buying new one reduces plastic-use impact | BusinessMirror

Over the last couple of years, I have become even more conscious about the amount of bottles and sachets I dispose of as a result of using personal-care products. Know more:

06/02/2023 8:50:00 AM

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Thick haze blankets Bangkok as air pollution hits unhealthy levels

A thick haze blanketed the Thai capital as the city’s air pollution reached an unhealthy level. | AsiaNewsNetwork

02/02/2023 12:20:00 PM

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Israel drops plastic tax despite environmental gains - BusinessWorld Online

Israel’s new hard-right government said on Sunday it had dropped a year-old tax that had significantly reduced the consumption of single-use plastic plates and utensils.

30/01/2023 3:15:00 PM

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Cordova to ban single-use plastic and styrofoam food containers

Cordova to ban single-use plastic and styrofoam food containers CDNDigital

The ban on single-use plastic and styrofoam food containers in the locality will start next month. CDNDigital

29/01/2023 12:46:00 PM

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France to probe microplastic pellet pollution on Atlantic beaches

French prosecutors said on Friday they would investigate the appearance of vast quantities of tiny toxic plastic pellets along the Atlantic coast that endanger marine life and the human food chain.

27/01/2023 9:00:00 PM

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Two severed hands placed in plastic container found in Bacolod

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26/01/2023 2:30:00 AM

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Produce less plastic to address waste crisis — green groups; DENR issues rules for EPR law - BusinessWorld Online

Resolving the problem of plastic waste that has been harming the environment must start with reducing the amount of plastic produced for consumer goods, a global network of environmental groups said on Tuesday. READ:

25/01/2023 2:45:00 AM

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Romblon town bans single-use plastic, Styrofoam packaging materials

The town of Looc in Romblon province will start to ban single-use plastic on Feb. 1 as it continues its information drive to raise awareness about the prohibition. | mvirolaINQ /PDI

19/01/2023 10:51:00 AM

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Bataan park starts using ‘eco-toilet’ to help mitigate Manila Bay pollution

The Central Luzon office of the DENR is promoting the construction and use of an eco-toilet system as part of its efforts to mitigate pollution in Manila Bay areas. | via Jun A. Malig/PDI

17/01/2023 6:51:00 AM

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Raft of single-use plastic items to be banned in England: govt

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14/01/2023 9:15:00 AM

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It pooped plastic: rescued sea turtles return to ocean in Argentina after detox

BUENOS AIRES — Marine biologists in Argentina have returned two green turtles to the ocean who were rescued after they became entangled in fishing nets,

09/01/2023 1:16:00 PM

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It pooped plastic: Rescued sea turtles return to ocean in Argentina after detox

The green turtles are released after a month in animal rehab where scientists checked their swimming, helped with their diet, and gave them a chance to detox from plastics

07/01/2023 6:12:00 AM

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It pooped plastic: rescued sea turtles return to ocean in Argentina after detox

BUENOS AIRES — Marine biologists in Argentina have returned two green turtles to the ocean who were rescued after they became entangled in fishing nets, with one of the pair of endangered

07/01/2023 4:43:00 AM

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Alfred Vargas reveals new year's resolution: 'Iwas na ako sa mga taong plastic at nega'

The Nation's Leading Newspaper

27/12/2022 4:58:00 AM

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Promising start to plastic pollution negotiations as countries show strong support for ambitious global agreement - BusinessMirror

The WWF welcomes the strong support shown for an ambitious global plastics treaty demonstrated at the first meeting of the INC1 concluded on December 02, 2022 in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

21/12/2022 12:40:00 PM

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WATCH: Life in plastic is fantastic in ‘Barbie’ teaser trailer

The film stars Margot Robbie as the iconic fashion doll

17/12/2022 11:00:00 AM

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