Marine Plastic Pollution and Social Equity Updates

Environment6/27/2024 8:00 PM

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Learn about the developments from the UN Plastics Treaty negotiations and gain first-hand insights from experts actively engaged in the field. We’ll highlight groundbreaking equity-based research, focusing on how indigenous communities in Fiji are uniquely affected by marine plastic pollution. Finally, we’ll introduce our Ocean Nexus Roadmap.

Join us for an in-depth exploration into the current pressing challenges of marine plastic pollution and its profound social equity implications. Uncover the urgent need for action that extend beyond cleanup initiatives as we navigate the intricate landscape of ocean pollution and well-being, including global plastics governance and moving towards addressing equitable marine plastic pollution governance.

Presentation + Q&A with Trisia Farrelly, Rufino Varea, and Yoshitaka Ota.

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This webinar is brought to you by Nippon Foundation Ocean Nexus in collaboration with our partners at Scientists' Coalition, The University of Rhode Island, and The University of the South Pacific.


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At Ocean Nexus, our mission is to establish social equity at the center of ocean governance. We conduct ocean equity research with empathy by employing anti-racist, decolonization, and intersectionality as our analytical lens. We are rigorously developing a knowledge platform consolidating ocean equity research.