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Latin America wakes up to the problem of plastic straws

Straws seem harmless: slim, measuring no more than 20 centimeters, they adorn cocktails, juices and soft drinks. But they are also among the top ten plastic items littering our oceans and coasts.…

Xiamen Marathon runs towards plastic-free future with #CleanSeas

The Xiamen Marathon, seeing 35,000 runners every year, is implementing a plastic plan that will reduce plastic waste by 50 percent. It is the first international marathon in the world to officially…

Lewis Pugh completes epic "protest swim" along English Channel with urgent plea to save our seas

At the end of a brutal, record-breaking swim along the length of the English Channel, Lewis Pugh slapped his hand down on Dover's harbour wall before punching the air and hauling his battered body…