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News Archive » 2017

News of 2017

12th December 2017
25 innovative solutions to combat plastic marine litter: An unique tool for businesses, entrepreneurs and civil society organizations in the Med Region to take action

      A new publication of UN Environment/MAP - SCP/RAC intends to inspire and provide practical indications to implement marine litter solutions in the Mediterranean region.

23rd May 2017
Goal achieved ! Marine plastic waste introduced for the first time in the chemicals Conventions

During the last Conference of the Parties (COP) of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (April-May 2017, Genève), it was officially approved by the Plenary that the Regional Centers of the Stockholm and Basel Conventions can officially work on the issue of marine plastic waste and microplastics. The Regional Centers from now can consistently report their activities on the issue to the next COP which will take place in 2019

15th March 2017
ACT4LITTER: to stop the Mediterranean from becoming a rubbish dump

The SCP/RAC regional centre is conducting a marine waste prevention project in collaboration with a large number of partners in the Mediterranean basin. Cooperation and action for a cleaner Mediterranean are the strong points of ACT4LITTER.

Plankton munching microplastic (Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK.)
26th January 2017
SCP/RAC leads a working group on endocrine disruptor chemicals (EDCs) and persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in marine litter plastics

The SCP/RAC, as a regional center of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, has promoted and leads an informal working group on EDCs and POPs in plastics and microplastics in the marine environment.

15th December 2017
25 solutions innovantes pour lutter contre les déchets plastiques marins : Un outil unique pour les entreprises, les entrepreneurs et les organisations de société civile pour plus d’actions dans la région Méditerranéenne
  • SCP/RAC et l’ONU Environnement/MAP présentent une nouvelle publication sous forme de conseils pratiques et innovants pour apporter des solutions aux problèmes de déchets marins dans la Méditerranée.

Téléchargez dès maintenant la publication. 

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