Edmontonians will learn in the next couple of weeks how close a local ban on single-use plastic would be to the one Ottawa has planned for 2021….
China is taking a big step forward in the war on single-use plastic. It is banning most plastic bags this year and cuts in plastic utensils and carry-out containers over the next 5 years.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has shown the importance of sustainable environment for human health, Turkey’s environment minister said on Wednesday. Speaking at a biodiversity policy session of the Informal Meeting of Environment Ministers in the German capital Berlin, Murat Kurum stressed the key importance of a healthy nature for public health during COVID-19 pandemic. Biodiversity loss, along with climate change and pollution, affects ecosystems while also playing a role in emergence of infectious diseases at global level,” he also said during the session on COVID-19 and global biodiversity .