Umuahia - Gov Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia says that social orientation and legislation are best measures for checking the proliferation of plastic pollution in Nigeria.
The event emphasised the role of schools, colleges and universities in protecting nature and environment as well as beating plastic pollution, stated another official release.
Pakistan Navy celebrates World Environment Day on Tuesday and arranged numerous activities on to highlight the significance of environment in Pakistan and to promote awareness amongst public, concerned agencies and departments especially focusing on the marine environment.
The symposium titled "Voices against pollution, moving towards green energy" was organised on the occasion of World Environment Day.
Globally, about 12.7 million tonnes of plastic ends up in oceans every year. While plastic has many valuable uses, we have become over-reliant on single-use or disposable plastic - with severe environmental consequences.
Ministry of Environment participated on Tuesday in the 2018 World Environment Day under the theme "Beat Plastic Pollution", which focuses on how plastic, one of the most unsafe pollutants, affects our ecosystems and environment.
"People all across the United Kingdom are on the same page: ocean plastic pollution needs tackling and it is urgent that supermarkets take meaningful action to reduce their plastic footprint now".
"About100,000 marine animals are killed by plastics and 83 per cent of tap water are found to contain plastic particles". The report analyzes the complex relationships in our plastics economy and offers an approach to rethink how the world produces, uses and manages single-use plastics.
The World Environment Day was first introduced by the United Nations in 1974 and since then it has developed into a global platform for raising awareness and taking action on urgent issues from marine pollution and global warming to sustainable consumption and wildlife crime.
The Prime Minister said, Government had launched the Namami Gange initiative and the programme has already started giving results. "The problem is big but the ability to change is also big". Events began Friday, with high-profile Indian politicians speaking out on the increasing damage plastics are doing to the environment and the country's beaches.
This plastic could have been worth £5.7 million if recycled, but instead costs Scotland, and the relevant local authorities, an estimated £5.3 million to send to landfill, Zero Waste Scotland said.
For her part, Williams's answer befit one of the greatest athletes of all time: "I honestly don't have any thoughts about that". Sharapova is often billed as her rival-though Williams' dominance hasn't left much room for a real rivalry .
The global benchmark, Brent crude, little changed in the previous session, was up 16 cents, at US$77.72 per barrel. Speculators in Brent crude cut their net long positions in the week by 49,638 contracts to 451,966.
President Bill Clinton was charged with obstruction in 1998 by the House of Representatives as part of his impeachment trial. He made it clear Trump's legal team would combat any effort to force the president to testify in front of a grand jury.
The last-minute compromise appointment of Giovanni Tria as economy minister was aimed at calming European Union leaders' jitters. Mattarella rejected Conte's original choice for economy minister but a different candidate was agreed on Thursday.
The shares of teenagers who use Twitter and Tumblr are largely comparable to the shares who did so in the 2014-2015 survey . The survey discovered that 50 percent of female users said they were always online compared with 39 percent of male users.
The company's Falcon 9 rocket, with a used first stage , launched from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force at 12:29 a.m. SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is ready to liftoff early Monday morning from Cape Canaveral carrying the SES 12 satellite .
Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park remains closed due to persistent earthquakes and eruptions of corrosive volcanic ash. In addition, at over four weeks , this eruption has lasted longer than the 1955 and 1924 eruptions, the USGS said .
Defender Dejan Lovren had the best chance to open in a header that grazed Brazil goalkeeper Alisson's right post after a corner. Roberto Firmino: "I'm very happy to play and score at home [ Anfield ], helping the team earn the victory".
Russian Federation has hinted that "foreign forces" should withdraw from Syria , and Israel has interpreted that to include Iran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as well, Netanyahu stressed that Iran needs to leave all of Syria", the official said.
Coach Steve Kerr had said Thompson, who suffered a sprained left ankle in Game 1 on Thursday, would be evaluated after warmups. Rather than settle in his isolation possessions, Durant looked to make plays when he encountered resistance in the half court.
This was something which James emphasised when talking to the media about the incident, as he said: "We've got to move on". The boxscore shows Curry finished with 33 points, including an NBA Finals record nine 3-pointer.
Golden State Warriors take 3-0 lead in NBA Finals
Cleveland is expected to put Rodney Hood back into the rotation despite his postseason 15 percent shooting from downtown. Durant then buried a 3-pointer from 33 feet out with 49.8 seconds remaining to essentially ice the game.
Ariya survives rollercoaster round to win US Women's Open
I got mad a little bit about what happened in my back nine, but I decided I'd just make sure I'd do my best to every shot. Consistency in 2018 earned her $700,000 even before the $900,000 boost that comes with being crowned US Open champion.
Apple takes direct swipe at Facebook over privacy at WWDC
Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developer conference in San Jose, Calif., on June 4, 2018. Using the new Siri Shortcuts app, iPhone owners can build customized actions for Siri to perform upon hearing a given command.
Details of Fred's Manchester United deal revealed
He has made 156 appearances over five seasons with Shakhtar, the Ukrainian Premier League champions, scoring 14 goals . He recently appeared as an 82nd-minute substitute for his nation's 2-0 victory over Croatia last weekend at Anfield.
At least 7 dead as volcano erupts in Guatemala
Hundreds of rescue workers, including firefighters, police and soldiers worked to recover bodies from the still-smoking lava. Farmers covered in ash fled for their lives as civil defense staffers tried to relocate them to shelters during the event.
Roseanne says she ‘begged’ ABC to save her show
Roseanne Barr has been widely criticised for a tweet she posted to Valeri Jarret, a former White House advisor for Barack Obama . Her show has become a weekly source of controversy in the current American zeitgeist and it looks like ABC had just had enough.
Michael Avenatti Causing Problems for Federal Probe
Avenatti is an active thorn in the side of the White House and had come to court to press for his inclusion in the proceedings. Avenatti denied that he did anything wrong. "Not even the same firm in the case", he said.
Germany's Joachim Low rules himself out of Real Madrid running
Zinedine Zidane is being lined as the next manager of the Qatar national team on a £50 million-a-year deal, according to reports . Pochettino, who joined Spurs in 2014, said: "I am happy at Tottenham because they let me work and we are growing together.