#Ban

  • Article: New Campaign Calls for UK Ban on Adverts for Large Cars That Pollute the Planet

    New Campaign Calls for UK Ban on Adverts for Large Cars That Pollute the Planet

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 4, 2020

    Activists wants to ban adverts for SUVs in the same way that you can no longer promote smoking. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Lifts Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    Sierra Leone Lifts Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    By Catherine Caruso|March 31, 2020

    Pregnant girls will be able to attend mainstream schools for the first time in five years. Read more

  • Article: UK Clampdown on Extinction Rebellion Protests Sets 'Disturbing Precedent', Says UN Rights Expert

    UK Clampdown on Extinction Rebellion Protests Sets 'Disturbing Precedent', Says UN Rights Expert

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 21, 2019

    A UN rapporteur has warned that the London ban might be used elsewhere to suppress climate protests. Read more

  • Article: Outrage as Police Order a Total Ban on Extinction Rebellion Protests in London

    Outrage as Police Order a Total Ban on Extinction Rebellion Protests in London

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 16, 2019

    Any assembly of two or more people linked to the climate group is now illegal. Read more

  • Article: New York Approves Milestone Ban on Plastic Bags

    New York Approves Milestone Ban on Plastic Bags

    By Joe McCarthy|March 29, 2019

    The multi-year fight over plastic bags has reached a milestone. Read more

  • Article: Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This puts the country at the forefront of plastic bans. Read more

  • Article: European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy|May 29, 2018

    It’s the most ambitious proposal of its kind in the world. Read more

  • Article: The Long-Awaited Ban on Plastic Microbeads in the UK Is Finally Here

    The Long-Awaited Ban on Plastic Microbeads in the UK Is Finally Here

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 9, 2018

    It’s one of the world’s toughest bans on the harmful microplastics. Read more