Plastic wastes focus of marine convention

“We have to struggle everywhere with the effects of plastic pollution and work furiously on the rescue of animals entangled in plastic items. However, this has little effect if we cannot stop the influx of plastic waste entering the oceans in the first place,” said Fabienne McLellan of OceanCare, a Switzerland-based marine conservation organization.

Manila Bulletin

Last updated on 23 October 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Philippines
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Pollution
Noise pollution
Species group: 
Marine mammals