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NUTEC Plastics: Round table for Europe, Central Asia focuses on nuclear solutions to plastic pollution

NUTEC Plastics: Round table for Europe, Central Asia focuses on nuclear solutions to plastic pollution

More than 40 current and planned IAEA projects support the activities of NUTEC Plastics. In Europe and Central Asia, some countries are participat ...
NUTEC Plastics: Ministers from African countries discuss nuclear solutions to combat plastic pollution

NUTEC Plastics: Ministers from African countries discuss nuclear solutions to combat plastic pollution

Africa's coastlines stretch for 30,000 km and are home to heavy industry, extensive urban settlements, and tourism and shipping activities, al ...
Roundtable highlights nuclear solutions to tackle plastic pollution in North, Central, South America and the Caribbean

Roundtable highlights nuclear solutions to tackle plastic pollution in North, Central, South America and the Caribbean

Plastic pollution is a problem that transcends national borders as one of the most pressing global environmental challenges today that directl ...
Out of sight but not out of mind: IAEA and FAO are launching R&D to identify the sources and effects of microplastic pollution in the soil

Out of sight but not out of mind: IAEA and FAO are launching R&D to identify the sources and effects of microplastic pollution in the soil

The images of plumes of rubbish floating on the surface of the oceans have become a call to fight plastic pollution, but there is more to this ...
How marine noise pollution is threatening Chinese white dolphins and affecting endangered creatures’ ability to hunt, navigate and communicate

How marine noise pollution is threatening Chinese white dolphins and affecting endangered creatures’ ability to hunt, navigate and communicate

Noise pollution is a common complaint from city dwellers in highly urbanized Hong Kong. But the problem goes deeper and affects species in the oce ...
UN says the Singore ship sunk off Sri Lanka caused “significant damage” to the ecosystem

UN says the Singore ship sunk off Sri Lanka caused “significant damage” to the ecosystem

The UN official in Sri Lanka said the sinking of a container ship that caught fire while transporting chemicals from the capital Colombo caused "si ...
Air pollution in Hong Kong is reaching “serious” levels as officials advise children, the elderly and people with breathing difficulties to stay indoors

Air pollution in Hong Kong is reaching “serious” levels as officials advise children, the elderly and people with breathing difficulties to stay indoors

Air pollution in many parts of Hong Kong reached "serious" levels on Sunday under the influence of a heavily polluted background air flow, the city ...