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UK earmarks £61.4 million to fight the rising tide of plastic pollution in oceans

Monday, April 16th 2018 - 08:40 UTC
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The UK Government has earmarked a £61.4 million war chest to fight the rising tide of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. Theresa May announced the fund ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London this week. Read full article


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  • The Voice

    Ferries operating from the UK have had to switch to light cleaner fuel oils by law. However that doesnt stop other ships spewing out toxic smoke from the continued use of heavy fuel oils which have to be steam heated and passed through centifuges to make them suitable to power large marine diesels. Steaming up and down the channel you can spot the orange around the horizon on calm days. This needs worldwide action. Such ships are also the source of much Oceanic plastic waste which is thrown overboard willy nilly.

    Apr 16th, 2018 - 01:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

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