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Fighting climate change requires a radical reduction in the use of plastic
Fighting climate change requires a radical reduction in the use of plastic

Only 9% of the world's plastic waste is recycled, and the rest ends up in landfills or incinerators

Increase in sea ice area recorded in the Arctic
Increase in sea ice area recorded in the Arctic

The level of increase in the amount of sea ice is insignificant and significantly less than in 1990-2000

Prisoners began to be involved in the processing of fishing garbage in Great Britain
Prisoners began to be involved in the processing of fishing garbage in Great Britain

Previously, fishermen did not have a suitable place where they could bring their old tackle

Cities hosting climate summits will become the seabed – modeling the consequences of warming
Cities hosting climate summits will become the seabed – modeling the consequences of warming

If the level of warming exceeds 3°C, the ocean will flood the habitats of 800 million people

26,000 barrels of oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico
26,000 barrels of oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico

There is a potential danger to dolphins, birds and other animals

Climate change has led to a record reduction in traffic through the Panama Canal
Climate change has led to a record reduction in traffic through the Panama Canal

By February 2024, the number of ships passing through the canal will be reduced to 18 per day

Much of Antarctica will inevitably melt – study
Much of Antarctica will inevitably melt – study

Scientists call what is currently happening on the planet a slow collapse that cannot be stopped

Decorative glitter were banned in Europe
Decorative glitter were banned in Europe

A transition period has been established for some products with microplastics

China accused of hypocrisy over Fukushima by dumping its own radioactive water
China accused of hypocrisy over Fukushima by dumping its own radioactive water

In wastewater, concentrations of radioactive substances are below 1,500 becquerels per liter with a safety standard of up to 60,000 becquerels per liter

The Panama Canal is drying up due to climate change
The Panama Canal is drying up due to climate change

The channel's revenues may drop by $200 million

Japan will pour radioactive water from Fukushima into the ocean: the date is named
Japan will pour radioactive water from Fukushima into the ocean: the date is named

China has banned the import of seafood from 10 Japanese prefectures, including Fukushima