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Sunday, December 16, 2018
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Crushed plastic bottles are seen at a recycling plant near Laval, western France

French Lawmakers Push for Ban on Plastic Water Bottles in Schools

PARIS (Reuters)  Lawmakers in France's ruling party are pushing for a ban on plastic water bottles in school canteens from 2020 as consumers and governments...
The lifeless body of a West Indian manatee, also known as sea cow, floats in the San Miguel river, in Jonuta

Mysterious Manatee Deaths in Mexican Wetlands Spurs Quest for Answers

By Suman Naishadham MACUSPANA, Mexico (Reuters) In the swampy wetlands of southern Mexico, officials and researchers are struggling to explain the deaths of dozens of...
A cigarette butt litters the street in Lyon

France Orders Tobacco Industry: Stub Out Cigarette Butt Pollution

By Geert De Clercq PARIS (Reuters) France will force tobacco companies to help end the scourge of cigarette butts that litter streets and contaminate water,...
Plastic bags and bottles are given out during an event in Singapore

In Singapore, Where Trash Becomes Ash, Plastics Are Still A Problem

By John Geddie SINGAPORE (Reuters) As countries around Southeast Asia struggle to cope with growing piles of plastic and other waste on land and in...
General view of Maya bay seen in Andaman sea at Krabi province

Thai Bay Made Famous by Film ‘The Beach’ to Close for...

BANGKOK (Reuters)  Thailand's Maya Bay, made famous by the film "The Beach", will close to visitors for four months from June to allow its coral...
Colonies of E. coli bacteria are seen in a microscopic image

Drug Companies Told to Do More to Tackle ‘Superbug’ Crisis

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) Drugmakers' response to the threat posed by "superbugs" remains patchy even after years of warnings, according to the first analysis of...
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