Grey literature | 2023
To inform gender-responsive programming for the Plastic Waste Free Islands project, IUCN commissioned a study to provide an analysis of plastic pollution in the tourism, waste management, and fisheries sectors of the PWFI islands in the Caribbean (Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, and Saint Lucia)…
Story | 16 Mar, 2023
A new report from the IUCN Plastic Waste Free Islands project answers the question, “What are key human rights issues arising from plastic pollution in the tourism, fisheries, and waste management sectors in the PWFI islands and how do these issues impact men and women differently?”
Grey literature | 2022
The impacts of marine plastics on the fisheries and tourism sectors in 2019 were estimated for Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu. Impact estimates were based on both plastic accumulation and leakage into the marine environment from these countries and other countries in the Southern Pacific.
News | 20 Oct, 2022
Plastic waste and pollution affect every part of the globe and every ecosystem. Innovative solutions that use recycled plastic material for reusable food containers, construction materials, furniture, and partnerships for bottle-to-bottle recycling are highlighted in the eight business plans and…
Story | 09 Mar, 2022
The new UNEA Resolution, ‘End Plastic Pollution: Towards a legally binding instrument’, establishes an Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee that will develop the specific content of the new plastic pollution treaty with the aim of completing its work by the end…
Story | 21 Nov, 2017
As leaders from business, government and the conservation community prepare to demonstrate the latest advances to value and measure natural capital in their supply chains and national policies, greater action is needed to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, says IUCN.