Malacca Strait Trash & the Need for a “Global Convention on Plastic and Fishing Gear Pollution.”

Ocean plastics are as big an environmental and health problem as DDT and PCBs, as CFCs and Mercury, as Sulphur in marine fuel. In line with these problems addressed – though not yet solved – by the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants, IMO’s 2020 global sulphur limit, or the Minamata Convention on mercury, we need a “Global Convention on Plastic and Fishing Gear Pollution.” … More Malacca Strait Trash & the Need for a “Global Convention on Plastic and Fishing Gear Pollution.”