Cimatu said the easiest and best way to reduce plastic waste is to use reusable alternatives such as eco-friendly tumblers and eco-bags. He talked about the milestones Sepa has achieved to curb the menace of plastic. Each World Environment Day is organised around a theme that focuses attention on a particularly pressing environmental concern. The longevity of plastics, considered its greatest advantage, has today become the source of the biggest threat to our planet.
These results also inform scientists' decisions as they work to find answers to questions concerning the possibility of life on Mars . Watch it live at 2 p.m. The fluctuations in methane were observed over three Mars years (roughly six Earth years) by Curiosity's Sample Analysis at Mars ( SAM) instruments .
This leaves only landfill, oceans and waterways as the resting place for the world´s plastic trash, where it takes thousands of years to decompose. The plastic pollution can be beaten only when awareness is generated at a mass level, he said.
The 229-foot-tall (70-meter) rocket took off at 12:45 a.m. EDT (0445 GMT) Monday from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad, and headed east over the Atlantic Ocean. The SES satellite will be one of the company's largest. "Ironically, we need to take it apart to confirm it does not need to be taken apart". The goal of the launch is for the SES-12 spacecraft to reach geostationary orbit.
That $15.7-billion, proposed TransCanada pipeline project died in October previous year. It does not intend to own the project for long. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has put a lot of political capital on the project, pledging over and over again that the pipeline expansion is in national interest and will be built one way or another.
Alberto made landfall near the Florida Panhandle on Monday and will continue moving north, drenching Alabama. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said the two died due to storm-related conditions. TVA is not anticipating major power outages as the storm moves north, although local distributors could face some electrical delivery problems and flash floods.