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プラスチックの生産と消費パターンの拡大、とりわけ使い捨てプラスチックや不適切なプラスチック廃棄物の処理に伴い、海洋生態系でのプラスチック廃棄物の蓄積が急増している。海洋のプラスチック汚染の主たる原因(海洋ゴミの約80%)は陸上から海へ流出するプラスチックである事が知られており、海洋のプラスチック汚染は世界的な関心を集める課題となって多くの政府や自治体が対応策を模索している。 より環境にやさしく持続可能なプラスチックの生産と消費を行う社会を実現するには、様々な利害関係者の参加と監視・評価に基づく長期的な取り組みが必要である。その第一ステップとして本レポートは、利害関係者の参加を促進し、国の廃棄物処理方針に沿った廃プラスチックを抑制する包括的な計画の開発を提言する。そのため、IGES-CCET...
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International Consultation on the Osaka Blue Ocean Vision: Policy and Business Solutions to Ocean Plastic Pollution in Southeast Asia
On 9 July 2020, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the International Policy Coalition for Sustainable Growth launched by United States Chamber of Commerce (Headquarters: Washington D.C.) co-hosted a virtual consultation entitled, “International Consultation on the Osaka Blue Ocean Vision: Policy and Business Solutions to...
Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Rosa Vivien Ratnawati
Novrizal Tahar
Ujang Solihin Sidik
Tsukiji Makoto
With a population of 250 million, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country and second-largest plastic polluter in the world after China. The country produces 3.2 million tonnes of un-managed plastic waste a year, of which about 1.29 million tonnes ends up in the marine environment. In addition, approximately 10 billion plastic carry bags...
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OECD Workshop on Reducing Marine Plastic Litter
On June 11-12, 2020, the OECD workshop was organized with high-level representatives, leading policy-makers and experts from OECD and G20 member countries, other emerging market economies, international organisations and civil society stakeholders to take stock of policy action to combat marine plastic litter at the international, national, and sub...
Book Chapter
In Plastic Waste and Recycling Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions
Eight of the world's top 20 countries as sources of marine debris are from Asia—China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and India (Jambeck et al., 2015). In other words, the Asia-Pacific region is now recognized as a hotspot of plastic pollution of the oceans. These countries are facing typical challenges...
Policy Report
Accumulation of plastic wastes in the marine eco-system is growing rapidly with the increase of plastic production and consumption patterns, particularly single-use plastics as well as unsustainable plastic waste management practices. Land-based sources are recognised as the main cause (up to 80% of total marine debris) of marine plastic pollution...
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Sea of Solutions 2019
To be successful, solutions to marine plastic pollution must take into consideration institutional, legal and regulatory frameworks at international, regional and local levels. Consideration of these frameworks is not relevant to governments only. To be fully effective, they must be embraced and leveraged also by development actors, private...
Discussion Paper
Sustainable Lifestyles Policy and Practice: Challenges and Way Forward provides an overview of the current (2019) situation for sustainable lifestyles globally. It includes 32 case studies from around the world, showing on-going efforts to support the transition to sustainable ways of living. The key messages of the publication are: There are...
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次世代×JBIBコラボワークショップ「中・高校生×JBIBで考える海洋プラスチックごみ問題の解決に向けて 私たちができること」
一般社団法人 企業と生物多様性イニシアティブ(JBIB)が、武蔵野大学附属千代田高等学院・千代田女学園中学校と、次世代×JBIBコラボワークショップ「中・高校生×JBIBで考える海洋プラスチックごみ問題の解決に向けて私たちができること」を2019年11月6日(水)と16日(土)の2日間にわたり開催した。武蔵野大学附属千代田高等学院・千代田女学園中学校から、延べ32名の学生たちが2日間にわたり参加した。 11月6日(水)の初日は、オリエンテーションとして、2日間のワークショップで考えること、出すアイデアの方向性を全員で共有した。その後、「海洋プラスチックごみ問題に関する国際的な動向」について公益財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)の堀田康彦より解説した。
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G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue 2019 and Follow up of the G20 Implementation Framework for Actions on Marine Plastic Litter
At G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue 2019 and Follow up of the G20 Implementation Framework for Actions on Marine Plastic Litter, as a leading editorial team of G20 report, IGES SCP team presented key findings and best practices of G20 memberstates on their actions against marine plastic litters.