Apr 23 2018
Well, it is April 22, the world's Earth day. Earth Day promotes reduction in plastic usage internationally and aims towards a clean environment.
According to the Earth Day Network (EDN), the Earth Day has reached its 48th year and is celebrated every year on Arpil 22.
This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.
"Plastic pollution is poisoning our oceans and land, injuring marine life, and affecting our health", he said.
"Unless we take these steps, the problem is not going away says Dr Cristiana Paşca Palmer, the Executive Secretary of The UN Convention On Biological Diversity in a message". It is celebrated all over the world, as people and organizations spread awareness about the earth, the animal species living in it, what can be done to stop pollution and deterioration of the ozone layer, and to minimize the use of non degradable products like plastic bags.
"We can see plastics floating in our rivers, ocean, and lagoons, littering our landscapes and affecting our health, and the future of billions of children and youths".
Natalie Portman snubs 'Jewish Nobel' in apparent protest against Israel
Born in Jerusalem to a doctor father and an artist mother, 36-year-old Portman proudly brandishes her Israeli background. Peace activists, including the United States-based Jewish Voices for Peace thanked the actress for taking a stance.
OPCW chemical weapons inspectors enter Douma - Syrian state media
Ahmed Abed al-Nafaa said helicopters were flying before the attack and when he reached the site, people were screaming "chlorine". Syrian activists said more than 40 people were killed, but Syria and Russian Federation deny the attack.
Police officer fatally shot while serving arrest warrant
Yarmouth Chief Frank Frederickson said the 8-year veteran, was a "wonderful young man" with a promising career ahead of him. Over the weekend Yarmouth police posted a picture of Nero walking. "The world is a lesser place without him in it", Rep.
Earth Day's theme this year, "End Plastic Pollution", is especially relevant for CHTA because preventing or removing plastic pollution remains a big challenge for many of our tourism enterprises and in fact, for many of our island destinations at large.
Mr Jibril said that the Federal Ministry of Environment in collaboration with critical stakeholders had developed a national strategy for the phase-out of non-biodegradable plastics.
May has pledged to eradicate avoidable plastic waste by 2042 as part of a "national plan of action". Others like cricketer Harbhajan Singh and actor Dia Mirza also took to Twitter to ask their followers to reduce their plastic use.
The country, he said, should consider ideas to eradicating plastic pollution such as building houses, boats, and other structures with plastic waste.
"Two plants have been completed in Ilorin, Kwara State, one in Lokoja, Kogi State, while work on another is on-going in Karu, Nasarawa State".
Apr 23 2018
Naked Gunman Kills 4 In Waffle House Shooting, Remains At Large
James Shaw, 29, is hailed as a hero for wrestling the weapon from the gunman, but he says he was "just trying to get myself out". Of the gun, he added: "I grabbed it from him and threw it over the countertop and I just took him with me out the entrance".
Apr 22 2018
Meghan Markle was meant to be royal: Paula Patton
I think Meghan's dress will be in a delicate lace with very subtle beading, designed with a deep V neckline and long lace sleeve. The first time Meghan's Suits character attempted to walk down the aisle, it didn't end too well.
Apr 22 2018
Apple starts battery replacement program for some 13-inch MacBook Pros
The affected 13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar)'s were produced between October 2016 and October 2017. It's a battery from hell year for Apple starting with the iPhone battery replacement offer .
Apr 22 2018
IPhone SE 2 Without Earphone Jack, Face ID to Launch in May
The price gap is also Apple's way of making a possible, cheap single-SIM LCD iPhone handset more attractive, as Kuo noted. The iPhone SE 2 is also reported to be featuring a glass back panel which hints towards the support of wireless charging.
Apr 21 2018
E. coli warning expands to all romaine lettuce
Coli from chopped romaine lettuce they bought in various grocery stores, with 31 of those individuals requiring hospitalization. No specific grower, supplier, distributor or brand has been linked to the contaminated lettuce, the CDC said.
Apr 20 2018
Embiid not fully cleared but may still play
The pressure appeared to get to the Sixers as they shot 41.7 per cent, down from their 47 per cent during the regular season. What is interesting is that in Game 1, the Sixers had just four fast-break points, compared to 14 for the Heat .
Apr 20 2018
Stormy Daniels sketch is a nonexistent man
Daniels is challenging the validity of the agreement in court, saying Trump never signed it. Trump's having none of it: "A sketch years later about a nonexistent man".
Apr 20 2018
Khloe Kardashian sends love to Kourtney on her 39th birthday
Over on her Instagram page Kourtney took time out of her birthday celebrations to promote the collaboration. Both are also wearing one of the lip products from their collection.
Apr 20 2018
'Homeland' Will End After Season 8, According To Claire Danes
The Homeland actress revealed that she is pregnant with her second child on Howard Stern's SiriusXM show on Wednesday. When Howard pointed out that she looked "so thin", Claire answered, "I'm seated".
Apr 19 2018
Turkish president calls snap elections for June
The AK Party holds 316 seats in parliament, the CHP holds 131, the MHP holds 36 and the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) holds 50. In addition, the president will be able to declare a state of emergency, a power now held by the government.
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Apr 22 2018Palestinians will seek United Nations probe of Gaza violence
Apr 21 2018Mobile money drives financial inclusion but gender gap persists
Apr 21 2018Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce dies at age 87
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Apr 18 2018FIFA Charges World Cup Host Russia for Fan Racism
Apr 18 2018Mourinho wants strong Manchester United finish to secure second place
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