500 kilograms per second. This is the amount of waste that is thrown into the seas and oceans. Since I started talking, 7000 kilos of litter have made their way to the sea. By the time I finish it will be 450 tons. Commissioner Vella, Plastic Recyclers Europe, 19 June 2015Posted by Isabelle le 2016-03-09
Elephants and rhinos are being similarly depleted. Some 30,000 elephants are still being killed illegally every year. At this rate, children born today will see the last of the wild elephants and rhinos die before their 25th birthday. Commissioner K Vella, The EU Action plan against wildlife trafficking, 26 February 2016Posted by Isabelle le 2016-03-09
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