Coastal & MarinE-News

Three studies have been contracted by the European Commission, DG Environment to aggregate data on marine litter in European Marine Environments, to contribute to achieving good environmental status with respect to descriptor 10 on marine litter of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive and to help to further develop (European) policy for marine litter. The results of the three studies will also contribute to the Rio +20 commitment to take action to achieve significant reductions in marine debris and the achievement of the goals and strategy objectives of the Honolulu strategy.

As the studies are closely linked, a common chapter has been developed, integrating the respective results.

The results of the studies are now available here:

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