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Basic facts about marine litter (marine debris)

FRAMEWORK FOR ACTION:
Global and regional
Global action: Agreements (conventions, action plans) and actors with global coverage and mandate, of relevance to the issue of marine litter.

Regional action: Marine litter information by region: 21 regions/sea areas throughout the world: regional political agreements, actors, practical action, etc.

GOOD EXAMPLES
What people do to fight marine litter: Cases and best practices.
DOCUMENTS Documents on marine litter to be read or downloaded. Articles, reports, leaflets, etc.
KIDS' PAGES Examples of activities for children and students.
CONTACTS
Contact points for marine litter issues.
ABOUT US
Information about the GPA and the IMO.
OTHER GPA NODES
The Global Marine Litter Information Gateway is one of nine pollutant source category nodes of the UNEP GPA Clearing-House Mechanism. The other nodes address the problems of sewage; persistent organic pollutants; radioactive substances; heavy metals; oils; nutrients; sediment mobilization; and physical alterations and destruction of habitats
SEARCH OPTIONS
Search for marine litter information.

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