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Who is polluting the ocean with plastic?

Plastic pollution is destroying ocean life and coastal livelihoods. With small island states suffering most, what do they reveal about how to solve this global problem?

00:00 The plastic problem
00:43 What challenges do small islands face?
02:48 Where is the plastic coming from?
07:47 How are small islands combating plastic pollution?
11:13 How is plastic waste managed? / Where does plastic end up?
12:30 Future solutions
14:31 The global plastic treaty

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