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Here are the companies that are the world’s top plastic polluters

“Real solutions must change systems and power structures.” Welcome To The Resistance… You will start receiving NationofChange to your inbox shortly. Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo are the world’s top polluters, says a new report from environmental coalition Break Free From Plastic. Thousands of volunteers from all over the world took part in a massive global […]

Melaka River turns black, smelly, with dead fish, due to suspected pollution

Melaka River turns black, smelly, with dead fish, due to suspected pollution

Published 3 months ago on 20 May 2019 MELAKA, May 20 — Pollution has caused the water in Melaka River to turn black and foul-smelling, with dead fish, since yesterday, especially in Taman Rempah here. Melaka Health and Anti-Drugs Exco, Low Chee Leong said the pollution was detected to be from the Batu Hampar Dam in Batu Berendam […]

The Tameside riverbed with the worst plastic pollution in the WORLD

The Tameside riverbed with the worst plastic pollution in the WORLD

One section of the River Tame was found to have 517,000 plastic particles per square metre of sediment – double the previous record for any waterway or ocean in the world A riverbed in Denton has the world’s highest recorded level of plastic pollution. High levels were also found across Greater Manchester – in the […]

India’s holy Ganges River is devastatingly polluted, yet provides drinking water for over 400 million people — here’s what it looks like

India’s holy Ganges River is devastatingly polluted, yet provides drinking water for over 400 million people — here’s what it looks like

Jeremy Berke Mar. 3, 2018, 4:58 PM India’s Ganges River is a paradox: The mighty river’s tributaries are cool, Himalayan-glacier fed springs. But where the river meets Indian subcontinent’s highly populated cities, and pours out into the Bay of Bengal, the water goes from crystal clear to trash-and sewage-infested sludge. Prime Minister Narendra Modi committed […]

How plastic pollution ends up in the oceans

How plastic pollution ends up in the oceans

by Rodexo June 25, 2019 Plastic can take centuries to break down, and instead of quietly disappearing beneath the waves, it has a way of coming back to haunt us. Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes were among more than 400 million pieces of plastic recently found washed up on a remote group of […]

 
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