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Congress 2019 – Review

Review of The 24th International “New Scientific Outlook” World Congress Thursday, October 31st, to Sunday, November 3rd 2019     Watch the lectures here The Burden of Loneliness Why togetherness and caring for each other is essential for us The Very Reverend Dean em. Paul PROBST, SF, European President, The World Foundation for Natural Science, Lucerne, […] Read on...

India will ban single-use plastic

A 2015 study by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) surveyed 60 cities of India and estimated that in 2011-12 India generated approx. 26.000 tons of plastic waste daily. This is why India, the second most populous country in the world, will ban single-use plastic from 2 October, 2019. Single-use plastics (SUPs) are those that […] Read on...

Plastic Rain

Plastic waste is now so ubiquitous that not only are our oceans filled with it, but plastic particles have now been detected in the air high up on the Rocky Mountains of the United States, falling with the rain. How did it get there? Plastic micro-particles are so small they can be carried in water […] Read on...

World Oceans Day

On the 8th of June, World Oceans Day proclaimed by the United Nations will be celebrated for the tenth time. The day reminds us how important the oceans are for life on this planet, for example in terms of food security, climate and health. In many places in the world different activities will take place […] Read on...

United Nations resolution to clean the oceans of plastic

The United Nations is asking all countries of the world to make a change to help clean the oceans. This means, in effect, the end of throwaway plastic production and the elimination of plastic waste from the oceans. 200 countries have already signed the Nairobi resolution to eliminate plastic ocean waste. This signals a monumental […] Read on...