The STOMP Awards form part of a nationwide activation ahead of the Cape Town “CLIP Innovation Conference: STEM the tide of plastic waste in Africa.”

Eco-warriors from Eden College, Darshan Pillay and Thandolwethu Ngubo compare ways to cover a bowl - one use plastic or reusable fabric?…

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Climate change is the catch-all term for the shift in weather phenomena associated with an increase in global average temperatures over an extended period, usually decades or longer.

Addressing climate change is one of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and it presents the single biggest threat to sustainable…

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World Migratory Bird Day, 12 October: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution

Eurynorhynchus pygmeus, Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf of China (Phase I) (China)

Waste and pollution are harmful to many World Heritage sites. Increased tourism means that more people are leaving trash…

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The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has raised concerned over increasing ship pollution in the sea, putting marine life at heightened risk.

Sulphur emissions lead to acid rain which can harm crops, forests and aquatic animals. FILE PHOTO | NMG

The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) cited marine…

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Two years ago Kenya banned the use, manufacture and sale of environmentally harmful single-use plastic carrier bags. This year during the commemoration of the World Environment Day, President Uhuru Kenyatta banned the use of single-use plastics in protected areas which covers national parks, forests, and beaches.

Plastic bottles…

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Fishermen in the Barcelona region have to deal with particularly high levels of sea pollution, including plastics and trash from the 1970s

Fishermen on board the ‘Bono Mar 2’ show how ocean pollution is affecting their catch. (Spanish audio)

Early in the morning, the port of Barcelona is…

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