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The Star, Sunday 25 March 2018

Human Writes: Malaysia is 8th worst in the world for plastic waste

We have a huge problem with plastic waste on this planet. It’s everywhere. You’d have to be blind not to see it. Empty drink packets on the streets. Plastic bags and Styrofoam food pack...


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Straits Times, Thursday 22 March 2018

Indonesian women in Sulawesi village face daily swim for clean water

Indonesian villager Mama Hasria swims upstream with about 200 empty jerry cans tied to her back, a daily trip she and other local women make to get...


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The Guardian, Monday 12 March 2018

Microplastic pollution in oceans is far worse than feared, say scientists

The number of tiny plastic pieces polluting the world’s oceans is vastly greater than thought, new research indicates.



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The Guardian, Friday 9 March 2018

UN moves towards recognising human right to a healthy environment

It is time for the United Nations to formally recognise the right to a healthy environment, according to the world body’s chief investigator ...


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Eco Business, Tuesday 6 March 2018

Cities, scientists unite in battle against climate change at UN summit

Climate scientists and city planners are to start charting a global roadmap on how cities can best battle climate change, when they gather at a U.N...


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Eco Business, Thursday 1 March 2018

Making the business case for gender equality

Around the world, gender bias is attracting renewed attention. Through protest marches and viral social-media campaigns, women everywhere are deman...


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