Shipping industry gets on board with plastic fight

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Shipping industry gets on board with plastic fight

International Maritime Organisation adopts new action plan to tighten littering rules for ships

The shipping industry has become the latest sector to promise tougher action on plastic waste as concern over the impact of stray plastics on marine life shows little sign of dissipating. Late last...

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