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‘Shared responsibility’ to stop 420,000 needless deaths from tainted food each year, UN, world leaders warn

12 Feb 2019|News|

Each year, food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites, toxins or chemicals cause more than 600 million people to fall ill, and 420,000 to die worldwide, prompting a call from world leaders on Tuesday for greater international cooperation to make the food chain safer.

Boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops inspires fight for cleaner seas along African coast

12 Feb 2019|News|

After completing a historic 500km journey from the Kenyan island of Lamu to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, the world’s first ever traditional “dhow” sailing boat made entirely from recycled plastic, known as the Flipflopi, has successfully raised awareness of the need to overcome one of the world’s biggest environmental challenges: plastic pollution.

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