Campaign group launches legal case against Government over microplastics
Campaign group ‘Fighting Dirty’ has initiated legal proceedings against the UK's Environment Agency (EA) and the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs over the alleged lack of testing for microplastics and harmful chemicals in sewage sludge spread on land.
Businesses team with UN to plot course for ‘healthy’ oceans
Oil and gas firm Total, insurance giant Gard AS and Norwegian maritime conference Nor-Shipping are among the six corporations which will lead a new United Nations (UN) initiative to help the private sector tackle ocean issues including overfishing, marine litter and acidification.
Greenpeace slams ‘jaw-dropping’ inaction on marine pollution from soft drinks firms
A new Greenpeace UK report has condemned the "woeful lack of action" by the soft drinks industry to prevent ocean plastic pollution, as figures show the world's top six brands use a combined average of just 6.6% recycled plastic in their bottles.
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