info-sheet: What are marine litter and plastic pollution?

By Tallash Kantai (University of Strathclyde), Elisa Morgera (University of Strathclyde), Bhavani Narayanaswamy (Scottish Association for Marine Science), Mathew Upton (University of Plymouth), Stephanie Switzer (University of Strathclyde)

Ghana suffers from marine litter. Photo: Nessim Stevenson.


• The problem of ocean plastics, including negative impacts on biodiversity and on the climate
• The current search for solutions internationally