The project aims to raise awareness, promote leadership and strengthen cooperation to reduce marine pollution in the region.
Marine litter and plastic pollution in the ocean is affecting ecosystems, economies and societies around the world.
Marine litter and plastic pollution are global issues that affect the whole world.
Waste and litter are a significant issue, impacting ecosystems, economies and societies.
This pilot project develops a shoreline map to define coastal areas with different likelihood of accumulating beach litter.
Marine litter is everywhere and unfortunately, the Arctic Ocean is no exception.
This Desktop Study improves our understanding of the status and impacts of marine litter, including microplastics, in the Arctic region.
We all contribute to this problem. Yes, all. And we need to act now if we want to avoid living in a sea of plastic by mid-century.
Protecting Our Oceans through Partnership and Investments
The Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) was established in 1975 as a coherent legal and institutional framework for cooperation through which...
GRID-Arendal staff co-authored chapters 4 (Cross-cutting Issues), 7 (Oceans and Coasts) and 14 (Oceans and Coastal Policy).
The roadmap provides the critical actions to develop a circular economy for plastics.
We tested a GIS-based predictive model to identify marine litter hotspots in Lofoten, Norway based on shoreline gradient & shape.
Overlayed current existing information on the input of plastic to the sea from land-based sources with maps of coastal environments.
Looking at how gender norms play an important role in current waste management practices and how gender equality is influenced.
Studies estimate that at most 9% of all plastic ever produced has been recycled, with an additional 12% incinerated, most of it only...