In recognition of the passionate response of the United Kingdom public to the issue, from later this year the Department for International Development will also match pound-for-pound public donations to tackle the issue of plastic waste in the world's oceans and rivers. Vanuatu, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, and Ghana have recently joined the coalition, which means being able to bid for the new funding.
In addition, £20m will be earmarked to tackle plastic and other environmental pollution generated in developing countries.
She will urge dozens of leaders at this week's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London to join a newly formed Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance.
UK International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said: "The scourge of plastics is a global environmental challenge - and one that overwhelmingly impacts the livelihoods and health of the world's poorest people".
She said: "As one of the most significant environmental challenges facing the world today, it is vital that we tackle this issue so that future generations can enjoy a natural environment that is healthier than we now find it".
Pacers stun LeBron's Cavs in NBA Playoffs When the final horn sounded, the Pacers didn't celebrate or run around the floor like they accomplished anything special. Indiana's leading scorer, Victor Oladipo , led the way again for the Pacers with 32 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists.
Missing Indian family in the US: One body found She was driving the SUV, and had a blood alcohol level of.10%, which is over California's legal limit to drive, .08%, police said. Argyropoulos says the family's story has spurred her to start a petition calling for a national child abuse registry.
The remaining £16.4 million ($23.5 million) will be devoted to improving waste management at a national and a city level to stop plastics entering the water, WWF-UK said.
Britain, together with CCOA joint chair Vanuatu, will call on other countries to pledge action on plastics, be this by a ban on microbeads, a commitment to cutting down on single use plastic bags, or other steps to eliminate avoidable plastic waste.
"Although the improvement is modest, this unanticipated discovery suggests that there is room to further improve these enzymes, moving us closer to a recycling solution for the ever-growing mountain of discarded plastics".
The federation added: "The BPF welcomes the opportunity to have a discussion about the right interventions to reduce plastic waste and as an industry are committed to adding our expertise to help work with other Commonwealth countries to reach effective solutions".
"Devoting UK worldwide development money to help poor communities clean up and better manage their waste isn't just good for nature, it's good for people too".
Valeo Financial Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in AstraZeneca during the third quarter valued at approximately $133,000. The company reported $1.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.86.
Schroder Invest Mngmt Gru reported 0.52% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL ). 828,553 are owned by Federated Pa. The firm has "Buy" rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, October 12. ( NYSE:RRC ), 24 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 18 Hold.
It worsened, as 25 investors sold FLT shares while 118 reduced holdings. 145 funds opened positions while 589 raised stakes. Also, Director Ernest Mario sold 13,370 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 23rd.
Mancuso III effective June 30. "It looks like overall the information I've been given is that some schools will have to close". The South Middleton school board will vote Monday night on accepting the resignation of Assistant Superintendent Joseph W.
The opposition had went to HC asking for a stay in Panchayat election procedure alleging widespread violence by the ruling party. The panchayat elections were originally scheduled for May 1, 3 and 5, with the counting of votes slated on May 8.
If Aroon-Up then remains stable between 70 - 100, while Aroon-Down remains between 0 - 30, it signals confirmation of an uptrend. The company's distance from 52-week high price is -7.2% and while current price is 29.79% from 52-week low price .
Trump on Sunday pushed back again against Comey's claims that Trump sought his loyalty, saying, "I hardly even knew this guy". Asked about Trump's use of the words last week " slimeball " to describe Comey, Ryan said, "I don't use words like that".
Mr Creed will lead a trade mission to China next month to consolidate Ireland's trading relationship with the Chinese government. Both China and the USA had banned imports of beef from the European Union in 2000 due to fears over BSE (mad cow disease).
TWO weather warnings issued for Galway
The Irish weather service has forecast temperatures as high as 18°C for Thursday , but it'll be wet and windy before then. Widespread rain is expected to develop over the course of the day, turning persistent and heavy before nightfall.
Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Danaher (DHR) to Buy
Calton & Associates Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Danaher during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $114,000. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Hold" on Friday, September 22. (NYSE:NKE) shares. 135,000 NIKE, Inc.
VAR gives Mainz weird penalty after half-time whistle
But, as it turned out the home supporters were in fact protesting against Bundesliga fixtures being played on Monday nights. The penalty was given for a handball by Marc-Oliver Kempf that the VAR noticed after the halftime whistle had blown.
Are you concerned about Allegiant Air's safety record?
According to its website , Allegiant Air has nearly 130 flights to and from destinations in the United States and Puerto Rico. The FAA also reported a sharp decline over the past three years in the number of issues experienced by Allegiant flights.
Marshall basketball legend Hal Greer dies
Legendary Philadephia 76ers guard Hal Greer passed away Saturday at the age of 81 after a brief illness , the team confirmed . We extend our deepest condolences and send our love, thoughts and prayers to the Greer family during this hard time.
Manchester City crowned EPL champion at Old Trafford!
However, the fans of West Brom - and certainly Manchester City - are likely to remember it for quite some time . He said: "They won the title because they were the best team, because they won a great amount of points".
Apple Inc. (AAPL) -Trending stock
It improved, as 50 investors sold AAPL shares while 1023 reduced holdings. 151 funds bought positions and 637 increased positions. After $3.89 actual EPS reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.33% negative EPS growth.
Visa (NYSE:V) Given Buy Rating at Guggenheim
After $0.74 actual EPS reported by Lowe's Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 75.68% EPS growth. Moreover, Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 2.25% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 3.92M shares.
Conchita Wurst reveals HIV status
And we all know this is not one thing which exclusively occurs to these within the public eye. As a result, she is below the detection limit of the virus and is unable to pass it on.