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Tackling plastic waste and pollution for human health and marine biodiversity: A call for global action

The impact of plastic pollution on the environment and people living in poverty

2019 Available in English

Plastic waste in a river.

Plastic waste in a river. Photo: Ruth Towell

This joint position paper with Flora and Fauna International, WasteAid and IDS summarises the impact of plastic pollution on the environment and people in poverty in developing countries. It recommends the steps that high-income governments and multinational companies need to take to deal with plastic waste and pollution.

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