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Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter

Reducing marine litter in the Arctic marine environment, preventing the potential negative impacts and mitigating the risks it may pose, and improving cooperation on and awareness of this shared objective.

Sneak peek on the Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter with Elizabeth McLanahan

The Icelandic Chairmanship put a focus on marine litter in the Arctic. One of the most anticipated outcomes is the Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter in the Arctic, wh...
30 Mar 2021

A toolbox for comprehensive plastics monitoring

AMAP’s Expert Group on Litter and Microplastics is developing the first monitoring plan that is looking for plastics in the entire ecosystem
20 Nov 2020

On track with the regional plastic action plan for the Arctic

In October 2019, the Belfer Center’s Arctic Initiative and the Wilson Center’s Polar Institute co-hosted a workshop on Policy and Action on Plastic in the Arctic Ocean wi...
22 Apr 2020
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Project details

Lead Working Groups
Engaged observers
OSPAR Commission
Start - End
2019 - 2021

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