Gulf Times - plastic-pollution
Covid-19 causes a new wave of plastic pollution

Covid-19 causes a new wave of plastic pollution

Now I encounter masks dispersed across the city, and there's nothing I can do about it as there's a chance of contaminating myself by this selfless act. I stared at the mask and walked away. I felt powerless.

AAB and DEAP hold cleanup at Singing Dunes

AAB and DEAP hold cleanup at Singing Dunes

Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros Co (AAB), the exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus in Qatar, has conducted a joint cleanup campaign with the Doha Environmental Actions Project (DEAP)

Ajyal Film Festival presents optimistic urban take on global plastic pollution

Ajyal Film Festival presents optimistic urban take on global plastic pollution

The eighth Ajyal Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute’s (DFI), virtually hosted two acclaimed directors associated with 'Microplastic Madnes's, offering a hopeful ‘take action’ message on global pollution ...

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law

Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use.

French Garfield beach phone mystery highlights plastic pollution

French Garfield beach phone mystery highlights plastic pollution

For more than 30 years bright orange "Garfield" phones have been washing up on the French coast to the bemusement of local beach cleaners, who have finally cracked the mystery behind them.