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Plastic in Polar Environments (Plastic-AG)

Plastic albatross string webThe Plastic in Polar Environments group was given official approval as a SCAR Action Group under Life Sciences at the XXXV SCAR Delegates Meeting in Davos, Switzerland on 25 June 2018. The group aims to assess the current state of plastic pollution in the Polar ecosystems, share knowledge and expertise and propose solutions to the problems.

Plastic-AG held its first workshop at the POLAR 2018 Open Science Conference in June 2018. You can view or download the workshop report from the SCAR Library.  All the group's publications can be found in the Resources section.

There are plans to hold a second Plastic-AG workshop during 2019. More information to follow.