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17 Jan 2019 - Environmentalists say Kenya's recent ban on plastic bags is working wonders, but the problem with one-way disposable plastic bottles remains out of control.

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13 May 2019 - Co-hosted by Kenya and Portugal, the high-level conference will focus on solutions to achieve SDG 14.

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24 Jan 2019 - The ‘Flipflopi’ Project has produced the world’s first traditional dhow boat built entirely of ten tonnes of plastic trash collected from Kenya’s beaches and towns.

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27 Nov 2018 - Women make up only 2% of the maritime workforce according to the ITF union. See how UNDP works to increase the number of women in the maritime sector.
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Kenya hosted the inaugural Sustainable Blue Economy Conference – the first global conference on the sustainable blue economy.
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26/11/2018 - 09:15 to 28/11/2018 - 17:15
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Conf. Rm 14, UN Environment Assembly, Nairobi, Kenya. Event heard from various stakeholders on their innovative solutions for tackling marine pollution through their voluntary commitments, and build up the Communities of Ocean Action practitioners on marine pollution.
 
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06/12/2017 - 10:30
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5 Oct 2017 - Confusion surrounding Kenya’s new ban on plastic bags may jeopardize the

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The Kuruwitu Conservation & Welfare Association (KCWA) is one of the Equator Prize Winners 2017. Here's why.

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26 Apr 2017 - Flip-flops, one of the most ubiquitous types of ocean pollution globally, are being recycled into colourful artwork by a Kenyan company to raise awareness.

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30 Mar 2017 - A first of its kind project will provide African fishers with a benchmark for sustainable octopus fishing Government representatives, fisheries managers, private sector repre

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21 Mar 2017 - Increased public awareness may herald a success for Kenya's latest ban on plastic bags that has seen abortive attempts in the past

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