Published: Sun, June 10, 2018
Research | By Derrick Holloway

Plastic Pollution Kills 100,000 Marine Lives Yearly - AfDB

Plastic Pollution Kills 100,000 Marine Lives Yearly - AfDB

The 2018 edition of World Environment Day, celebrated by the United Nations every June 5, is focusing on this issue with the slogan: "Beat Plastic Pollution: If You Can't Reuse it, Refuse It".

"We recognise the need to tackle the issue of water availability, which is becoming a major challenge in India".

The theme invites us all to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution on our natural places, our wildlife - and our own health.

The Minister also led a Walk in Abuja to sensitise Nigerians on the negative impact of indiscriminate disposal of waste plastics in the country.

"Targeted levies and bans - where properly planned and enforced - have been among the most effective strategies to limit overuse of disposable plastic products", the report said.

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The environment ministry's focus during this year's event was on curbing single-use plastic that is used on a daily basis across the country.

By 2050, it is estimated that there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans.

Ogundipe said that residents should be cautious about the use of plastics considering the topography of the state.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Jitendra Singh said that celebration of World Environment Day was an opportunity to rededicate ourselves to the cause of protection of environment.

Bigger responsibility rests with the public at large to say "no" to plastic bags and in fact the civic authorities such as Capital Development Authority in the federal capital can launch "No to Plastic Bags" campaign by involving the public in order to free our environment from this hazard.

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"It takes one small step to #BeatPlasticPollution!"

Social Media Participation - Use your social media platforms on the day to stir conversation about World Environmental Day.

"About 100,000 marine animals are killed by plastics and 83 per cent of tap water are found to contain plastic particles".

Other businesses include multinationals Amcor, L'Oréal and Mars, who by signing the New Zealand declaration, reaffirmed a pledge made earlier this year as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy initiative.

"We want to foster a global movement where every individual, policy maker and business takes action against plastic pollution to protect our ecosystem", Qazilbash said. United Nations estimates say that every year the world uses 500 million plastic bags, half of which are used just once.

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