With the endorsement by the UN General Assembly of the Rio+20 Outcome Document, prevention and mitigation of marine debris is now recognized among global priorities for sustainable development and the post-2015 UN development agenda.This report intends to support Parties, other Governments, along with civil society and the scientific community in further enhancing their awareness of the urgency of this issue and facilitating immediate actions to address the sources and causes of marine debris in the ocean.
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Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel—GEF (2012). Impacts of Marine Debris on Biodiversity: Current Status and Potential Solutions, Montreal, Technical Series No. 67, 61 pages.
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