National Framework to Tackle Marine Plastic Debris

To tackle marine plastic debris issue, actions by various ministries in charge of marine plastic debris and others should be coordinated. Various laws, regulations, action plans, and roadmaps should be implemented.

Government Initiatives

To prevent marine plastic litter, various policies have been applied in this region. We are planning to post such polices on this web site, which will be classified into following categories.

Scientific Knowledge

Regarding marine plastic debris, there is still lack of reliable data and short of scientific knowledge on marine plastic debris. Although we should take some actions, based on the precautionary principle,

Voluntary Initiative (by private company, communities, and NGOs)

Many private companies, communities, Non-Governmental Organization, and others conduct various voluntary initiative to reduce marine plastic debris in the region. We are planning to share such initiatives in this web-site for facilitating similar