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New report investigates shared pathways of plastic and other ocean pollutants

By June 12, 2020October 21st, 2020One Comment

Although plastic may have captured our minds, it joins many other contaminants leaking into the ocean, such as antibiotics, heavy metals, pesticides, and oil. What can we learn about the shared pathways of all ocean pollutants and how can they be leveraged to prevent further damage to our oceans? What are some of the social causes of ocean pollution and how do we ensure that solutions ensure prosperity for all? These are some of the key questions addressed by this new Blue Paper, commissioned by the High Panel for Sustainable Ocean Economy. Find out how we can turn the tide on ocean plastic pollution by means of seven holistic approaches.

Ocean Pollution: Utilising policy strategies to address plastic leakage