Maldives Joins UN Environment’s Global Campaign To Eliminate Marine Litter

Maldives’ pledge came at the 2nd Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities which ended in Bangkok with governments resolved to move towards a pollution free region, highlighting the urgency of addressing marine litter and micro plastics. becoming the 26th country, globally, to do so.

Maldives’ pledge came at the 2nd Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities which ended in Bangkok with governments resolved to move towards a pollution free region, highlighting the urgency of addressing marine litter and micro plastics. It joins Indonesia, Kiribati and the Philippines who earlier committed to the campaign.

As part of the commitment, Maldives will undertake a national campaign to reduce single-use plastics and look to reduce and intercept plastics in oceans. The UN Environment CleanSeas campaign, which was launched in February this year, calls on government to pass policies to reduce plastics, industries to minimize plastic packaging and consumers to reduce plastic use.

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