Fijians concerned about plastics environmental impacts: Boyd

WWF officer North Opeti Vateitei (left) and a Naqumu villager in Macuata sort out plastic waste at the village. Picture: SUPPLIED

FIJIANS are increasingly concerned about plastics environmental impacts on oceans in particular. These were the sentiments shared by the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment David Boyd. Mr Boyd said plastic refuse had also been implicated in blocking drainage systems, exacerbating the serious problem of flooding. “A plastic bag levy […]

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