While making his contribution at a climate change event on the margins of the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference on Tuesday, Nyong’o said banning the use of plastic in totality will ensure the environment is protected from the harmful effects of the non-degradable pollutants.
The pledge includes $10 million funding for the development of satellite-based technologies to track down suspected illegal fishing vehicles, Jonathan Wilkinson, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard announced on Wednesday.
To further entrench the fight against marine waste, the Norway delegation led by Nikolai Astrup, Minister of International Development, pledged US$ 200 million for the next four years in support of initiatives aimed at addressing the increase of m...
And experts in the blue economy sector have cautioned governments to develop workable solutions to these challenges as the world gradually looks towards this part of the earth that previously seemed inhospitable and inaccessible.
Last Wednesday, PETCO country programmes manager Joyce Waweru said the firm will lead collection and recycling of 20 per cent of the plastic waste by the end of the year.