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Marine Litter Toolkit The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has released a toolkit, titled ‘Marine Litter Legislation: A Toolkit for Policymakers,' which describes legislation used by countries to address marine litter. The toolkit recommends...
National Ballast Water Management Strategies Cook Islands Samoa Tonga Tuvalu
Radiation Surveillance de l’atoll de Mururoa Evolution géomécanique - Bilan 2010 - Polynésie française Surveillance Radiologique des Atolls de Mururoa et de Fangataufa - 2010 -  Polynésie française Surveillance...
The Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (GPA) is the only global intergovernmental mechanism directly addressing the connectivity between terrestrial, freshwater, coastal and marine...
Global Partnership on Marine Litter - Factsheet What is the Global Partnership on Marine Litter ? Litter is found in all the world's oceans and seas, even in remote areas far from human contact and obvious sources of the problem. The...
Marine Litter - Vital Graphics Every year, the sum of humanity’s knowledge increases exponentially. And as we learn more, we also learn there is much we still don’t know. Plastic litter in our oceans is one area where we need to learn more, and...
The 5 Gyres Institute has led the effort to research aquatic plastic pollution and to find solutions for regaining a plastic-free ocean. Our mission is to empower people to become leaders in combating the global health crisis of plastic...
Global monitoring of POPs by using beached plastic resin pellets. Iiternational Pellet Watch is a volunteer-based global monitoring program designed to monitor the pollution status of the oceans. Since its launch in 2005, ~ 80 groups and...
Welcome to the Pacific Waste Education Handbook, created for educators and community facilitators to reduce waste in the Pacific. The Handbook provides innovative material for teaching and learning how we can all help to keep our islands clean of...
Waste management and pollution control remains one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the Pacific region. As the region continues to rely increasingly less on locally sourced food products and rapidly acquires increasing...