China is responsible for a quarter of the plastic clogging our oceans

12 Feb 2015 The generally high share of plastic waste from china and other Asian countries is consistent with where scientists have found marine plastic debris, says Andrés Cózar, a marine ecologist at the University of Cadiz, who was 

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Asia's rivers (from China, Indonesia, Myanmar) sent more plastic into

14 Jun 2017 Even though countries don't report on how much plastic they are flushing, a recent study suggests that around 86% of the plastic running through rivers Asia contributes the most plastic pollution into the marine environment.

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5 countries dump more plastic into the oceans than the rest of the

13 Jan 2016 plastics are destroying ocean ecosystems — here are the worst offenders. in a recent report, Ocean Conservancy claims that china, indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam are economic and environmental consequences,” says Nicholas Mallos, director of Ocean Conservancy's marine 

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Oceans of Plastic Fixing Indonesia's Marine Debris Pollution Laws

26 Jan 2017 How can indonesia overcome its status as the world's second-largest contributor to plastic marine pollution biggest source of plastic marine waste in Southeast Asia and second biggest in the world (china is number one).

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Asian nations make plastic oceans promise - BBC News - BBC.com

8 Jun 2017 china, Thailand, indonesia and the Philippines say they will act to stop plastic polluting the oceans. A recent paper said much of the marine plastic often originates far from the sea – especially in countries which have 

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China produces about a third of plastic waste polluting the world's

13 Feb 2015 Comprehensive study reveals that of the 8m tonnes worldwide that pollute the sea every year up to 3.5m tonnes is from mainland cities.

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marine plastic debris and microplastics - European Commission

23 May 2016 Recommended citation UNEP (2016) marine plastic debris and microplastics – Global lessons and (institute of Water Environment, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, china), Gustavo Alfonso.

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UN looks to conserve life on the ocean waves - China - Chinadaily

28 Sep 2017 plastic in the marine environment is becoming an increasing cause of concern because of its persistence and effect on oceans, wildlife and human beings. Data provided by the UN Environment Programme shows that the 

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Marine plastic debris and microplastics - UNEP Document

2 Dec 2016 marine plastic debris and microplastics – Global lessons and research to inspire action and guide policy change. United Sciences, china), Gustavo Alfonso Lacera (Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, 

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5 Countries Might Be Responsible for the Majority of Ocean

16 Dec 2015 china ended up leading the world in marine plastic pollution, contributing an alarming 1.32 to 3.53 million tons of plastic every single year to our world's oceans. This accounts for 30 percent of all of the plastic debris that 

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5 Countries Might Be Responsible for the Majority of Ocean

16 Dec 2015 china ended up leading the world in marine plastic pollution, contributing an alarming 1.32 to 3.53 million tons of plastic every single year to our world's oceans. This accounts for 30 percent of all of the plastic debris that 

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China, India, US Among World's Worst Marine Polluters Country-By

12 Feb 2015 Ocean Waste china is dumping more plastics into the ocean than any other country and the rate of global plastic pollution is only expected to increase, according to a new study by engineers and environmental scientists.

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Sea of Japan Becoming a Dumping Ground for Trash From China

19 Aug 2015 Of that, between 1.32 million and 3.53 million metric tons ended up as marine debris. in the Japanese Of the 15,000 plastic bottles collected this year, a third of them have originated in South Korea. Another study by the 

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Indonesia second biggest marine pollutant, after China - National

6 Nov 2015 Clogged and blocked Workers remove trash from the Sunter River in North Jakarta. (JP/PJ Leo). indonesia produced 3.2 million tons of plastic waste in 2010, with around 1.29 million tons of that ending up in the ocean, 

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Marine plastics threaten the future of our oceans China - 中外对话

2016年7月4日 As the name suggests, plastic Not Fantastic is a new exhibition highlighting the problem of marine plastic pollution and some of the high- and low-tech approaches to tackling it. Opening at the Royal Society in London this 

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The true horror of the damage inflicted by plastic waste in the

12 Dec 2014 New research has found the risks posed by roughly 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating around in the oceans goes far beyond killing seabirds. We don't yet know precisely how plastic nanoparticles interact with marine fauna but we do know that they can be absorbed at the level of Reported reductions in china's plastic recycling may not be a sign of an industry cleaning its act up.

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Managing Marine Plastic Pollution Policy Initiatives to Address

1 Apr 2015 Managing marine plastic Pollution Policy initiatives to Address Wayward Waste . china's coastal population is about 2.5 times larger than that of the United States but is estimated to produce more than 30 times more 

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Global resin makers want Chinese support on - Plastics News

18 May 2017 Guangzhou, china — An alliance of global plastics resin makers and trade associations from the United States and Europe United Nations The United Nations has called for a war on ocean plastic to combat marine litter.

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Marine Litter News Vol.6(2)

international Sampling of Litter on the Beach, 2-5th Oct in Chile. 6. Stemming the Tide Land-based Strategies for plastic-Free Ocean (US). 7. A Brief introduction to Legislation on marine Litter in china. 8. The suggestions for improvements of 

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Plastic ocean study names worst polluters News in Science (ABC

13 Feb 2015 A new study has ranked the top 20 plastic polluters and found that most of the plastic entering into the ocean The study found the highest contributor to plastic marine debris was china, at 1.32 to 3.52 million tonnes a year.

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