Plastic litter on an Arctic coast. Photo: iStock/sodar99

Arctic Marine Microplastics and Litter

Development of a monitoring plan for microplastics and litter in Arctic waters.

Activities

  • Design a program for the monitoring of microplastics and litter in the Arctic environment.
  • Develop necessary guidelines supporting the monitoring program.
  • Formulate recommendations and identify areas where new research and development is necessary from an Arctic perspective.
Lead Working Groups
AMAP
Lead Arctic States & Permanent Participants
Canada
Norway
Engaged observers
Germany
Italian Republic 
Start
2018
End
Ongoing
Status
On track

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