Japan to Map Global Marine Microplastics

According to a September 6, 2020 Japan Today newspaper story https://japantoday.com/category/politics/japan-to-draw-map-of-marine-plastic-pollution-with-help-from-g-20 “… The Japanese government will create a map indicating the current state of global marine microplastic pollution with cooperation from other members of the Group of 20 major economies ... The government hopes the map, which will also show where waste originated, will help countries strengthen their efforts to reduce plastic pollution in the ocean ... Japan will ask other governments to submit related data when it hosts a G-20 online event Monday [September 7] to discuss marine plastic waste, as well as at a conference of their environment ministers later this month … The G-20 consists of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Britain, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United States and the European Union …” #MicroPlastic #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #G-20