The Countries Banning Plastic Bags, 2018

National-level regulation to ban/limit the use of plastic bags and styrofoam. The Countries Banning Plastic Bags (2018) Via statista.com   Ocean debris worldwide kills at least 1 million seabirds and 100,000 mammals each year. Annually approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide(USA: 380 billion / year). More than one million bags are used every minute. Ireland reduces plastic bag consumption by 90% (over 1 billion bags) between 2001 and 2011 by imposing a plastic bag tax of 37-cent. In France plastic bag tax has raised 10 million euros. Bag ban in China has saved 1 million tons of oil. Prior to the bag ban, Australians were using 7 billion bags a year.
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Ecoclimax is defined by Odum (1969) as the culmination state after a succession in a stabilized ecosystem in which maximum biomass (or high information content) and symbiotic function among organisms is kept per unit of available energy flow.