On Monday, China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) received approval from U.S. national-security officials for its $43 billion takeover of Swiss agrochemical company Syngenta AG. Although the deal still needs to be reviewed by antitrust regulators worldwide, getting the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. 682 more words
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Within the Australian media today, there is a much stronger realisation of the effects of human actions on the earth and its inhabitants. Greenpeace’s ‘Stop Coco–Cola Trashing Australia’ campaign is just one of these examples, which highlights how human consumerism—particularly our consumption of beverages in plastic bottles—are impacting on the earth’s wildlife. 481 more words
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Gute Nachrichten! Plastikverbote in der ganzen Welt kamen in letzter Zeit in die Schlagzeilen. Von der USA bis zu Indien und Marokko nehmen sich Regierungen des Problems der Plastikmüll-Verschmutzung an und beschließen komplette Verbote von Plastik oder von bestimmten Sorten wie Polystyrol.
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Good news! Plastics bans across the world have been hitting the headlines lately.From the US to India and Morocco, governing bodies are taking control of the plastic pollution problem, bringing in either complete bans on plastic, or bans on specific forms like polystyrene.
“Some guy called one day and asked a bunch of questions. Like, who were the workers and which factories. Of course, I didn’t feel comfortable answering,” Williams told the Observer, during an interview in her Manhattan office. 1,466 more words