The article “Local experts, international organizations discuss marine pollution, a blue economy” (Dominican Today) says that representatives of international agencies that comprise the Donors Roundtable chaired by the World Bank had a dialogue on the necessity to address marine pollution through policies to control the use of plastic in the Dominican Republic. The conversations included […]

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Paige McCartney (The Nassau Guardian) quotes a recently released World Bank report on marine litter concentration in the Caribbean: The marine litter concentration in The Bahamas and the rest of the Caribbean is nearly three times the global average. The world average for litter concentration stands at 573 pieces of plastic or waste items per […]

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