"Today, we announced the appointment of Patricia Fuller as Canada's new Ambassador for Climate Change to help advance Canada's clean growth and climate change priorities on the world stage".
The event emphasised the role of schools, colleges and universities in protecting nature and environment as well as beating plastic pollution, stated another official release.
She urged everybody to think globally and act locally to ensure we beat plastic pollution through adherence to reuse plastic and creating alternative to single use plastic.
"It is high time we refrain from using disposable plastic products that are used for minutes, but persist in the environment forever", Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said as the country joins the world in observing Environment Month. If present trends continue, by 2050 our oceans will have more plastic than fish.
Ogundipe said that residents should be cautious about the use of plastics considering the topography of the state.
The day, according to a statement from the Ministry of Environment, will feature the launch of an awareness campaign on sorting plastic waste and collecting plastic bottles by installing collection bins in various locations.
The civic bodies and district administration took out campaign for preventing sale, manufacturing of plastic bags. He praised India for its growing focus on environmental protection but also noted that while traveling in the country he'd seen "some of the most handsome scenic places, but destroyed by plastic pollution".
"It is estimated that the total volume of all plastics ever produced is about 8.3 billion metric tonnes, of this, about 6.3 billion metric tonnes is now waste-80 per cent of which are in landfills, and in the natural environment" he stated.
The World Environment Day 2018 celebrations in Odisha have begun with thousands of participants coming together to spread awareness among citizens to keep environment clean and green. Plastic bags don't biodegrade, they photodegrade i.e. breaking down into smaller and smaller toxic bits contaminating soil and waterways and entering the food web when animals accidentally ingest them.
Scotland has committed to phase out the use of non-recyclable plastics and is now designing a deposit return scheme for drinks packaging that could see recycling rates of more than 90%, Zero Waste Scotland said.
Plastic, which is rampantly polluting our water bodies, harming marine life and posing a threat to human health, has been one of the major concerns of environmental bodies this year.
Macron said that recent trade actions taken by Trump are counterproductive to the economy of the United States. She met with her counterpart, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as well as Sen. "Frank, yes", the official said.
On Monday, Donald Trump hosted an event for Gold Star families where Melania was in attendance, The Hill reported . Trump said that it "was a privilege to. recognise our Nation's fallen heroes and their families".
A graphic released by the Centers for Disease Control in June 2018 shows rising suicide rates across the US between 1999 and 2016. They were also more likely to commit a homicide followed by suicide (aOR = 2.9, 95% CI = 2.2-3.8) than the latter group.
However with these changes to iOS 12, it means that silly and unnecessary screenshots should be a thing of the past. Other upgrades to Finder include new quick-look functionality, such as editing options for photos and videos.
It has only been a couple months since we were able to catch a good glimpse of BlackBerry's unannounced smartphone of 2018. The Key2 should come running Android , like the KeyOne did, and be backed by plenty of super secure enterprise software.
She added that the issue has "long been devolved" to Northern Ireland and outside the purview of the parliament in Westminster. Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party and her alliance partners.
As Wallace read out Trump's original tweet about not watching " Morning Joe " anymore, she added, "As if he doesn't watch". But he said he's going without her because she had a four-hour operation and doctors told her not to fly for a month.
Moving on, interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, said, "GDP has been increasing continuously every quarter with 7.7% Q4 GDP". Garg said the GDP growth for the whole year at 6.7 per cent was revised upward from 6.6 per cent in the earlier estimate.
Much of the day's drama focused on women, who fought to make history in some cases and to avoid disaster in others. But Democrats have neither a president nor a clear leader who can send that kind of signal.
Portugal's Football Federation posted a video on Twitter with the message: "The final whistle doesn't mean the show is over". Spanish daily AS reports that Ronaldo's agent, Jorge mendes, will meet with the Madrid hierarchy again on Thursday.
President may eye Ali pardon, ask football players for ideas
Ali, who died on June 3, 2016, refused to enter the military during the Vietnam War, declaring himself a conscientious objector. In response to one reporter's question, Trump also confirmed that one name not on his list for potential pardons was O.J.
Ex-Knick says LeBron James will come to NY
Warriors forward Kevin Durant hit the same shot from nearly the same spot in Game 3 of the NBA Finals . It could have an extra storyline behind with James entering free agency this summer.
Washington Capitals can clinch Stanley Cup in Gm 5 in Vegas
No one was going to stand in Washington's pursuit of a Cup - not even Vegas, which gave its opponents everything it had in Game 5. Since the Coach's Challenge did not result in the original call being overturned, the Washington Capitals forfeit their time-out.
Jared Leto Gets Joker Movie
That includes this Joker standalone, and also Harley Quinn's own " Birds of Prey " movie, which may or may not feature Penguin . Warner Bros. seems to have a profound misunderstanding of what many viewers want, as evidenced by films like Batman v.
Host , India focuses on theme 'BEAT PLASTIC POLLUTION'
It also promotes the role of the oceans and the importance of conserving and protecting the marine environment. He said that the per capita plastic consumption in India is much lower than in many parts of the world .
Warriors beat Cavs to close in on second straight title
Rodney Hood saw his first real minutes in the series and scored 15 of Cleveland's 23 bench points, going 7-for-11 from the field. Smith raised some eyebrows Wednesday when he mentioned the Boston Celtics as a possible suitor for LeBron James this summer.
I have 'absolute right' to pardon myself
Trump also gushed over his own performance in the first 500 days in the White House in his latest social media outburst . Doing so, Giuliani said, would "lead to probably an immediate impeachment ", adding that he "has no need to do that".
Trump Kim summit officially back on
He traveled from NY to Washington , D.C.in a black sport utility vehicle and arrived at the White House a little past 1 p.m. Kim Yong Chol is a former military intelligence chief and one of the North Korean leader's most trusted aides.