The building blocks of almost all plastic items on the planet are little lentil-sized petrochemical-derived pellets, called nurdles, that are melted together and shaped to create larger plastic products.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re : News item published in the Newspaper named, DHNS, Mangaluru dated: 15th May, 2022, titled “Officials term discolouring of water in beaches as algal bloom” dated 18/11/2022.

The National Green Tribunal, July 18, 2022 directed constitution of a committee comprising officials from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) and Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to conduct on the spot inspection of Haji Ali Dargah premises in Worli, Mumbai in the presence of Haji Ali Dargah Trust. The Committee would also propose a future action plan to keep the place clean.

Knowledge gathered over the past four years in the IUCN Close the Plastic Tap programme is the basis of this publication.

Plastics have been a development driver for decades but have turned into a development problem due to their omnipresence in the environment. Marine litter and plastic pollution have attracted much attention and commitments from governments and the private sector alike in the past few years.

A series of regional conventions and policies are playing an essential role in monitoring climate change and preparing for extreme weather events, preventing oil spills, reducing plastic and other waste, saving coral reefs, and providing overall ocean protection and restoration of marine ecosystems.

Action taken report submitted by the Additional Chief Secretary, Environment, Kerala in OA No 71 of 2021 (SZ)(SUO MOTU Vs The Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram and Ors) dated 16/02/2022.

The World Bank Group developed the Mozambique problue program (MozAzul) to provide comprehensive technical assistance to the Government of Mozambique on the blue economy agenda.

This book shows how virtually all forms of natural capital, but particularly “blue” natural capital – skies and seas – has been degrading in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region over the last three decades, and focuses on the three challenges of air pollution, marine plastics, and coastal erosion.

Final assessment report on the environmental carrying capacity study for expansion of 2 X 600 MW Udupi power plant in appeal no 86 of 2017 (SZ), Janajagrithi Samithi, Karnataka Vs Union of India.

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