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Tag: marine pollution

Policymakers destroying seas around India

India’s ocean ecosystems that can sequester huge amounts of carbon to combat climate change need to be better conserved, along with stricter regulation of coastal development, but policymakers are ignoring this

Kerala wakes up to ghosts of plastics haunting the Arabian Sea

Marine plastic debris has emerged as a problem in the coastal areas of Kerala, endangering fishes, birds and ecosystems, and threatening the livelihood of fishers

On a thin strip of land between the Arabian Sea and a lagoon 30 km north of Thiruvananthapuram, capital of Kerala, artisanal fishers are finding a menace — plastic debris from the ocean…Read More

UN Environment Assembly ends with ‘soft’ outcomes

As the third assembly closed in Nairobi, a ministerial declaration and 13 non-binding resolutions were passed, reports Liu Qin

On the final day of the United Nations (UN) Environment Assembly in Nairobi, a ministerial declaration plus 13 non-binding resolutions were passed, with countries committing to action to protect human health and tackle air, water, soil…Read more