Curing the world’s oceans from the scourge of plastic pollution

Curing the world’s oceans from the scourge of plastic pollution

As officials in Malaysia’s Penang province face criticism for the apparent failure of their “no plastic bag” policy, campaigners are urging the state to ban plastic bags from supermarkets altogether and replace them with recycled paper or boxes. In this sense, Penang is a microcosm of the region-wide battle against…