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Fighting Plastic Pollution in Batanes

February 19, 2021

Batanes is known as a natural paradise, but if you spend time at our beaches you know we face a big problem: plastic trash washing up on our shores. Join us to learn more about the province's new ban on plastic and community efforts to protect our local environment. Our guest is council member Ferdinand C. Elica, sponsor of the new plastic law in the province, Ordinance Number 302. 

 

To learn more about efforts to end plastic pollution in the Philippines:

 

Break Free From Plastic

https://www.breakfreefromplastic.org/tag/philippines/

Oceana

https://ph.oceana.org/our-campaigns/plastics

350.org

https://world.350.org/rhodeisland/plastics-and-climate/BAN

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