"The spread of 180,000 tons of plastic materials. rings alarm bells", he noted.
The Vice President pushed for the plastic ban, saying: "Let us take a pledge to "Beat Plastic Pollution", the theme of the World Environment Day today. If present trends continue, by 2050 our oceans will have more plastic than fish", he said. "Refuse what you can't re-use".
In the meantime, apart from the plastic pollution, Sudan is facing other environment issues, top of them desertification or desert encroachment.
For decades, official and popular efforts in Sudan have failed to find means to keep the environmental balance, curb up desert encroachment and lessen impact of drought waves. Make this planet greener, plant trees and ban plastic. Estimates predict that the manufacturers will generate around three hundred and sixty million tonnes of the plastic this year itself. But not much seems to have been learnt from that experience with SWDs in many parts of the city still used as a dumping ground for plastic and other waste of industries, malls and homes.
The Pope marked World Environment Day, Tuesday, tweeting a prayer: "Lord, reawaken in us a sense of praise and gratitude for our Earth, and for everything you have created".
We must also expedite the mission of finding more natural alternatives to plastics that are environmental-friendly, sustainable, cost-effective and convenient.
At the same time, five trillion of plastic bags are produced globally and they eventually end up at landfills, polluting the ground water, surface water and the entire environment. The Union Ministry of Environ ment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) has approved a slew of regulatory measures and launched awareness programmes to reduce, reuse and recycle plastic. The scale of the problem can perhaps best be seen in the number of plastic bottles we use: globally, almost a million plastic beverage bottles are sold every minute. The theme for this year is "Beat Plastic Pollution".
He said in Ghana, the lack of clean drinking water, caused by pollution of most of the rivers and water sources, also exacerbated the problem of the use of plastic or sachet water, since most people in the country depended on sachet water for drinking.
In appearances before congressional panels since then, Pruitt has repeatedly blamed subordinates for his alleged ethical lapses. Senate Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined a chorus saying earlier this week: "He is about as swampy as you get here in Washington , D.C.
State Police Trooper Michael Patterson was just doing his job when he pulled Matthew Bailly over in for a minor violation. Trooper Patterson, Bailly, and both of their families were "ecstatic" about the reunion, officials wrote.
The game's trailer looks like it is taking everything that worked in the last Hitman title and just adding on to the formula. Those who pre-order the game will receive instant access to the game mode ahead of Hitman 2's release later this year.
The Romanian broke at the start of the second set and then held for 6-3 as Kerber dropped her serve again in the ninth game. However, if you're picking this match based on the current form, you can't pick against Muguruza.
The only catch is that all of the relevant transactions must be performed from the desktop PC; and not from within the iOS app. With the newest version of macOS , Apple's ditching its mountain-themed names and moving to the desert with macOS Mojave .
The comments contradict Trump, who has insisted the agency planted a spy "to help Crooked Hillary win". Ryan said Congress has more digging to do and that he wished they had gotten the information earlier.
She was actively seeking help and working closely with her doctors to treat her disease, one that takes far too many lives. Coach, now known as Tapestry, bought the Kate Spade brand previous year for $2.4 billion, seeking to broaden its appeal.
The study was supported in part by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Komen Foundation, and the Breast Cancer Research Stamp. Moore said the study results will help her and other physicians expand the number of patients who can be spared chemotherapy.
In the meantime though, there is one pretty excellent Xbox One X deal already available right now from Currys/PC World. The Xbox One X will be $50 off during the duration of Microsoft's E3 sale , bringing it down to a grand total of $449.
Facebook hits back over data sharing report
But the social network had reportedly kept quiet about it allowing hardware makers to be exempt from such changes. Amazon and Samsung declined to comment on whether they had access to Facebook user data through the APIs.
Amazon is killing the TV remote
No more scrounging around for a remote-Alexa can find and access anything on any of your connected devices, even cable channels. Then imagine that control plugged into your TV so you can control everything plugged in there with your voice as well.
33-year-old sister of Dutch queen dies in Argentina
She had also worked for the social development ministry in Buenos Aires province and at a United Nations office in Panama. Her death comes 10 months after the death of Maxima's father Jorge Zorreguieta , who died at the age of 89 from cancer.
Cahill off to fourth World Cup as Australia squad…
Polten, but they finally came to life upon taking the lead 32 minutes in - Leckie tucking in from close range. I wish that Daniel will make Australia proud of him and that he'll make the soccer family proud of him too".
Val Kilmer Returning for 'Top Gun: Maverick'
Top Gun: Maverick is the sequel that anyone over the age of 30 has wanted for so very long and they didn't even know it. Jerry Bruckheimer is also returning to produce Maverick and will be joined by Skydance's David Ellison.
The Girl In The Spider's Web: first trailer
In the trailer, Foy's character rigs a trap for such a man, who she has no qualms about shooting in the crotch with a stun gun. Salander has become a cult hero over the course of the last few years, originating in Stieg Larsson's book series.