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Promoting regional approaches to tackle the global problem of marine debris (litter)

… regional approaches to tackle the global problem of marine debris (litter) RECOGNISING the contribution of IUCN’s Global Marine and Polar Programme, and many IUCN Members, to …
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Marine plastic debris and microplastics – Global lessons and research to inspire action and guide policy change

… carbon footprint. Recommended citation: UNEP (2016). Marine plastic debris and microplastics – Global lessons and research to … funding that made the production of this publication “Marine plastic debris and microplastics – Global lessons and …
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Marine plastic litter and microplastics

Marine plastic litter and microplastics Basel Convention on … wastes including those ending up in the ocean. Much of the marine litter and microplastics found in the sea may be … major concern as their property of durability makes their debris remain intact for long period of time throughout the …
28 Oct 2021 Document

Marine plastic litter and microplastics

Marine plastic litter and microplastics Stockholm Convention … PCB, DDT and dioxins and these are frequently detected in marine plastic litter. The Stockholm Convention aims to … paraffins. Nature of the problem: Marine plastic debris has been a growing concern since the rise of the …
28 Oct 2021 Document

Marine litter legislation: a toolkit for policy makers

Marine Litter Legislation: A Toolkit for Policymakers … the Director, DCPI, UNEP, P.O. Box 30552, Nairobi, Kenya. Marine Litter Legislation: A Toolkit for Policymakers … Environmental Protection GOMMDP Gulf of Mexico Marine Debris Project GPA Global Programme of Action for the …
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UN Environment foresight brief: marine plastics litter and microplastics

… Issues and Futures September 2017 SCIENCE DIVISION Marine Plastics Litter and Microplastics 002 Background The … (less than 5 mm) plastic particles are coming into the marine environment already as small fragments or result from … on tourism earnings. Large amounts of marine plastic debris end up on beaches (Lee 2014) with much potential for …
28 Oct 2021 Document

Large Marine Ecosystems: Status and Trends (Summary for Policy Makers)

… publications@unep.org www.unep.org www.unep.org Large Marine Ecosystems Status and Trends VOLUME 4: LARGE MARINE ECOSYSTEMS TWAP TRANSBOUNDARY WATERS ASSESSMENT … on landings (fish unloaded at ports). 2.3 Floating plastic debris is ubiquitous in the global ocean and is harmful to …
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Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter Management for the wider Caribbean Region 2014

… CEP Technical Report: 72 REGIONAL ACTION PLAN ON MARINE LITTER MANAGEMENT (RAPMaLi) FOR THE WIDER CARIBBEAN … This document provides an update to the 2008 “Marine Litter in the Wider Caribbean: A Regional Overview & … - Non-Governmental Organisation NMDMP - National Marine Debris Monitoring Program NMFS - National Marine Fisheries …
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Factsheet - Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities

… N EP Global Programme of Action …for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities Background In … made “their commitment to protect and preserve the marine environment from the impacts of land-based activities … framework for prevention and management of marine debris, was finalized in 2012. It consists of three goals and …
28 Oct 2021 Document in Marine and Freshwater

Towards a Representative Network of Marine Protected Areas in Libya

… Towards a Representative Network of Marine Protected Areas in Libya ABOUT IUCN IUCN, … world. www.iucn.org Towards a Representative Network of Marine Protected Areas in Libya July 2011 This report was … oceanica and other phanerogams Accumulation of plant debris made up mostly of dead Posidonia oceanica leaves …
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