Right: relative difference in days with snow cover. Regional statistics: G = Greater Alpine Region, A = Alps, NW = north-western Alps, NE = north-eastern Alps, SW = southwestern Alps, SE = southeastern Alps, H = higher than 1 500 m.
The plastic bags you use but for a few minutes can last for as long as 15 to 1,000 years in the environment. Don't get a new plastic bag each time you go shopping. Get a funky re-useable or cotton bag instead and say 'no thanks' to plastic or paper bags.
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