UN clinches deal to stop plastic waste ending up in the sea

Around 180 countries reached a deal on Friday that aims to sharply reduce the amount of plastic that gets washed into the world’s oceans, the United Nations said. Picture: REUTERS

GENEVA,13 MAY 2019 (REUTERS) – Around 180 countries reached a deal on Friday that aims to sharply reduce the amount of plastic that gets washed into the world’s oceans, the United Nations said. They agreed to amend the Basel Convention to make global trade in plastic waste more transparent and better regulated, while also ensuring […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories