16 Apr '18, 11am

GOOD⚡️Government has just announced a £61 million package to tackle marine litter https://t.co/fk64MgnBtv

Government announces £61m package to tackle marine litter By: Clare Fischer Date posted: 16 April 2018 As Commonwealth leaders arrive in London, PM Theresa May has announced a government fund of £61.4 million to fight the rising tide of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. We know there is an urgent need for action NOW - not just in the UK, but across the Commonwealth and globally. Chris Tuckett , MCS Director of Programmes During the meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government , an event which takes place every two years, the Prime Minister is also expected to call on all of the 52 leaders present to sign up to the Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance - a strategy to help developing Commonwealth nations research and improve and waste management. Four Commonwealth countries have already joined the UK in the alliance - New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu and Ghana. Chris ...

Full article: https://www.mcsuk.org/news/commonwealth_cash_litter

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