Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, and Paraguay have  joined the UN Environment’s Clean Seas campaign, bringing the number of countries now involved in the world’s largest alliance for combating marine plastic pollution to 60.

The three nations signed up during the Fourth UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi…

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The Kouga Municipality has announced that it will trial South Africa’s first plastic road.

Horatio Hendricks, executive mayor of Kouga Municipality, said the local authority had entered a partnership with Scottish company MacRebur and South African civil engineering experts to build ‘the first plastic road’ in Jeffrey’s Bay.…

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Environmental damage in the planet is so dire that people’s health will be increasingly threatened unless urgent action is taken.

A report produced by 250 scientists and experts from more than 70 countries for the last five years and published Thursday, warns that millions of premature deaths by…

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Its ability to sustain mankind has been affected by human activities.

Many people might not know the benefits of oceans beyond sandy beaches, vacations and fishing, but they are a life support system. This is perhaps why this year’s World Wildlife Day was dedicated to the conservation of…

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Mombasa is a beautiful beach line destination for a sand bath, swim or an easy walk like a turtle in its own shell. Five of the world’s seven turtle species are found in Kenya.

The green Hawksbill and Olive Ridley stay along the coast line, while the Loggerheads…

Read more: Discovering sea turtles at the Kenyan Coast

If hoteliers abandoned single-use plastics within their establishments, that could, to a larger extent, rank Kenya highly in the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.


Plastic waste in Kwa Reuben, Nairobi. Plastic waste is one of the biggest threats to the oceans. PHOTO | FILE…

Read more: Responsible tourism can curb plastic hazard