Growing awareness on this issue must become a turning point that allows us to effectively materialize a reduction in single-use plastics. Now, more than ever before, we need all social and economic agents to act responsibly to deal with this plastic pandemic.
It has been named Overshoot Day, the day of excess. Meaning this is the day when humanity consumes all of the resources that the Earth is able to generate in a year, and therefore, we surpass the limit.
Environmental Justice Atlas (EJAtlas) is a map created by researchers from UAB’s Institute of Environmental Science and Technology with 2,100 cases of environmental conflicts in different parts of the world.