Pikachus, politicians and pollution art: how activists are protesting at the G7 summit

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Pikachus, politicians and pollution art: how activists are protesting at the G7 summit” – below is their description. As world leaders flocked to the G7 summit at Carbis Bay in Cornwall to discuss the Covid pandemic recovery and the climate emergency, activists have also taken the chance to … Read more Pikachus, politicians and pollution art: how activists are protesting at the G7 summit

New Zealand’s plastic pollution problem continues to proliferate – researcher

1 NEWS published this video item, entitled “New Zealand’s plastic pollution problem continues to proliferate – researcher” – below is their description. Massey University’s Trisia Farrelly says the country lacks “robust” legislation to stop toxins from plastics leaching into the environment. BREAKFAST Subscribe to 1 NEWS: http://bit.ly/1NEWSSubscribe | Start your day the right way with … Read more New Zealand’s plastic pollution problem continues to proliferate – researcher

The Long Fight for Environmental Justice Continues

Bloomberg Law published this video item, entitled “The Long Fight for Environmental Justice Continues” – below is their description. The Biden Administration has pledged to make environmental justice a priority. However, across the country, the low-income and Black, Hispanic and indigenous communities that are disproportionately impacted by pollution have been waiting decades for action. The … Read more The Long Fight for Environmental Justice Continues

Palladium: The Most Precious Metal You’ve Never Heard Of

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Palladium: The Most Precious Metal You’ve Never Heard Of” – below is their description. Palladium’s surge has given it the title of most expensive of the major traded precious metals, and its gap over gold may widen as demand buoys prices, reports Nicole Sy. The metal used … Read more Palladium: The Most Precious Metal You’ve Never Heard Of

Sea snot: Turkey begins operation to ‘save the Marmara’

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Sea snot: Turkey begins operation to ‘save the Marmara’” – below is their description. Turkey began an operation Tuesday to clean up a vast outbreak of “sea snot” that has spread across the coastline of the Sea of Marmara in recent weeks. But with experts blaming climate … Read more Sea snot: Turkey begins operation to ‘save the Marmara’

Face masks add to pollution in Philippine sea

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Face masks add to pollution in Philippine sea” – below is their description. Single-use masks are adding to the sea pollution off the Philippine town of Bauan. Locals have reported a rise in the number of masks collected from the seabed of the popular dive site. … Read more Face masks add to pollution in Philippine sea

EU Environment Commissioner on Environmental Liability Framework

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “EU Environment Commissioner on Environmental Liability Framework” – below is their description. Jun.07 — The European Commission is reviewing its Environmental Crime Directive, updating what is considered environmental crime and how companies should be made liable. The proposal for the revision is set for the end … Read more EU Environment Commissioner on Environmental Liability Framework

Global National: June 6, 2021 | Pope reluctant on Church’s role in Canada’s residential school pain

Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: June 6, 2021 | Pope reluctant on Church’s role in Canada’s residential school pain” – below is their description. On this episode of Global National: As the Catholic Church faces pressure to take responsibility for its role in Canada’s residential school system failures, Pope Francis expressed … Read more Global National: June 6, 2021 | Pope reluctant on Church’s role in Canada’s residential school pain

Turkey scrambles to stop slimy ‘sea snot’ in coastal waters | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Turkey scrambles to stop slimy ‘sea snot’ in coastal waters | DW News” – below is their description. Turkey is struggling to stop the spread of a slimy substance accumulating in its seas. The outbreak of the naturally-occurring mucus-like matter is the biggest on record. And if left … Read more Turkey scrambles to stop slimy ‘sea snot’ in coastal waters | DW News

First post-COVID-19 cruise ship leaves port of Venice amid protest

Global News published this video item, entitled “First post-COVID-19 cruise ship leaves port of Venice amid protest” – below is their description. The first cruise line to leave the port of Venice since the easing of coronavirus restrictions set out on Saturday, as locals protested demanding an end to ships passing through the lagoon city. … Read more First post-COVID-19 cruise ship leaves port of Venice amid protest

Cameroon environmentalists tackle plastic pollution in Wouri River

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Cameroon environmentalists tackle plastic pollution in Wouri River” – below is their description. Cameroon produces 6 million tonnes of waste every year, including 600,000 tonnes of plastic waste. Piles of plastic have ended up in the Wouri River in Douala, one of the most polluted rivers in … Read more Cameroon environmentalists tackle plastic pollution in Wouri River

Vaccinations, Myanmar, World Environment Day & other topics – Daily Briefing (4 Jun 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Vaccinations, Myanmar, World Environment Day & other topics – Daily Briefing (4 Jun 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Covid-19/Africa  – Covid/19 Uganda   – Covax/South America  – Vaccinations – Chad  – Central African Republic  – Democratic Republic … Read more Vaccinations, Myanmar, World Environment Day & other topics – Daily Briefing (4 Jun 2021)

Oil spill fears as burnt-out chemical cargo ship sinks off Sri Lankan west coast | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Oil spill fears as burnt-out chemical cargo ship sinks off Sri Lankan west coast | ABC News” – below is their description. A burnt-out container ship that has already caused  Sri Lanka’s worst “beach pollution in history” begins sinking off the west coast with several hundred tonnes of … Read more Oil spill fears as burnt-out chemical cargo ship sinks off Sri Lankan west coast | ABC News

Head of UN Environment Programme: ‘We need to fundamentally change our systems’

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Head of UN Environment Programme: ‘We need to fundamentally change our systems’” – below is their description. With the planet facing a triple crisis of climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss, Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), tells FRANCE 24 that it’s time for a gear change with respect to … Read more Head of UN Environment Programme: ‘We need to fundamentally change our systems’

Sri Lanka Races to Tow Sinking Container Ship Carrying Chemicals Out to Sea

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Sri Lanka Races to Tow Sinking Container Ship Carrying Chemicals Out to Sea” – below is their description. Salvage experts failed to tow a fire-stricken container ship carrying chemicals out to sea and it started to sink Wednesday off Sri Lanka’s main port, raising fears of a … Read more Sri Lanka Races to Tow Sinking Container Ship Carrying Chemicals Out to Sea