The Global Environment Facility, with the funds of $4.1 billion, will be  protected environment in the next four years, especially marine life with a focus on plastic waste pollution.

Image: Shutterstock Nearly 30 countries have jointly pledged $4.1 billion (£2.9bn) to protect the environment and human wellbeing. The support for the Global Environment Facility (GEF), for a further four years, will help developing countries tackle environmental degradation. Funding will be used to protect the marine environment, including from plastic waste pollution . With the seventh round of support, the GEF is planning to protect around 600 million hectares of land and marine habitats – equivalent to 24 times the size of the UK – and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1,600 million metric tonnes. The UK has committed […]


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