Regional data on marine pollution.
Pacific environments require global commitments to sustainable consumption and production because waste and pollution produced elsewhere is transported into and impacts the Pacific region. This factsheet highlights briefly the consumption and production practices that affect Pacific environments and species directly and indirectly
Samoa’s National Implementation Plan (NIP) for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) incorporates the findings of several studies implemented to assess the presence of POPs chemicals and levels of contamination, areas of significant contamination, the country’s institutional capacity to formulate and implement a plan for POPs reduction and elimination, and to finalize an inventory of POPs in the country.
Marine pollution originating from purse seine and longline fishing vessel operations in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean, 2003-2015.
The data was collected by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community's Observer Programme
marine material spillage international oceans