On 6-9 June 2018, CEJAD attended and participated in the IPEN http://www.ipen.org/news/marine-litter-plastics-and-microplastics-and-their-toxic-chemicals-components-need-urgent – SSNC ocean pollutants workshop held in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines. The objective of the workshop was to build local and global capacity and alliances among NGOs and experts to reduce pollutants harming the ocean/marine environment and human health.
CEJAD participates in the First meeting of the Ad-Hoc Open Ended Expert Group on Marine Litter and Micro Plastics at UNEP headquarters in Gigiri, Kenya
CEJAD participated in the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Open Ended Expert Group (AHOEEG) formed by UN Environment during UNEA 3 in order to discuss the world wide issue of Marine litter and Micro plastics. Major groups and stakeholders met to discuss their thoughts and inputs towards addressing the issue. The group was composed..
CEJAD conducts Brand Audit and Beach Clean-up activities along Mama Ngina Beach and Tudor creek on 10th and 11th September in Mombasa County, Kenya
On 10th and 11th September 2018, CEJAD in collaboration with Global Alliance for Incineration Alternatives (GAIA) and Kisiwani Conservation Network conducted a waste Brand Audit and Beach Clean-Up activities, the first of its kind in Kenya, along two beaches: Mama Ngina Beach,next to the Kenya Ferry Services Ltd premises and Tudor Beach along Mikindani mangrove..
Press Release: Recycling contaminates plastic children’s toys with toxic chemicals from electronic waste
For immediate release: Nairobi, 19th April 2017 Recycling contaminates plastic children’s toys with toxic chemicals from electronic waste A new global survey finds that recycling plastics containing toxic flame retardant chemicals found in electronic waste results in contamination of the world’s best-selling toy along with other children’s products. Ironically, the chemical contaminants can..
How miners, fishers are taking life out of Lake Victoria Twenty meters under the ground, lit only by the torches strapped to their heads, a group of eight men are seeking their fortune. The cramped tunnels have been hewn out of the bare rock using hammers, chisels, bare hands and many days of their own..