Chile, Oman, Sri Lanka, and South Africa have joined UN Environment's CleanSeas campaign against marine litter and ocean pollution, announcing measures including new marine reserves, plastic bag bans, and drives to increase recycling.

The four countries announced their support during the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya. The…

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Britain has joined nearly 200 countries in signing up to a United Nations resolution to eliminate plastic in the sea.

A turtle filmed caught in plastic on Blue Planet II CREDIT: BBC

If current pollution rates continue, there will be more plastic in the sea than fish by…

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What began as an experiment is slowly turning the fortunes of hundreds of villagers around in Shimoni, Kwale county.


Shades for drying seaweeds at Kibuyuni village

Tapping the opportunities being offered by the blue economy, a group of women has embarked on a rare but sustainable project that…

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At the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, more than 200 nations passed a resolution to eliminate plastic pollution in our seas. Although it's not a legally binding treaty, it could pave the way to one.

More than 200 countries have promised to turn the tide on throwaway…

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Kenya has joined 40 other countries across the world in the fight against ocean and sea pollution as part of interventions to roll back the consequences of an increasingly polluted planet.


Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort staff collect plastic trash along the Indian Ocean beach on September 16, 2017.…

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More than 200 countries signed a U.N. resolution in Nairobi on Wednesday to eliminate plastic pollution in the sea, a move some delegates hoped would pave the way to a legally binding treaty.

If current pollution rates continue, there will be more plastic in the sea than…

Read more: More than 200 Nations promise to stop ocean plastic waste