DECADE ACTION INCUBATOR 11

Stem the tide of plastic and microplastic transport from rivers to the ocean

The Western Pacific has been recognized as a hotspot area for riverine plastic waste. Current monitoring and studying riverine plastic waste in the region remain limited.

This incubator is intended to discuss the current limitations in the monitoring of riverine plastic waste, and promote collaborative, co-designed, solution-oriented research and monitoring actions in the region based on harmonized methodologies. Besides, the latest policy and technology development will be shared and discussed. The Incubator welcomes the participation of ocean stakeholders interested in and committed to combatting plastic pollution.

Speakers

Patrick Yeung

Ocean Program Expert for WWF China

Wijarn Simachaya

President of Thailand Environment Institute

Lixin Zhu

East China Normal University

Lonneke Holierhoek

The Ocean Cleanup

Ivonne Milichristi Radjawane

Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

Vo Tran Tuan Linh

Institute of Oceanography (VNIO), Vietnam

26 November 2021

1030-1230

(UTC+7, Bangkok time)

Daoji Li

East China Normal University, China

Contact

For any inquiries please email

iocwestpac@unesco.org

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