Working in Asia Pacific region to assess impact of plastics in marine environments

ANSTO

Key Points

  • ANSTO is sharing its significant expertise in assessing the impact of contaminants on aquatic environments to contribute to an International Atomic Energy Agency project on plastics

  • The project will enhance a regional understanding of the abundance and impact of marine plastic pollution in the Asia Pacific

  • ANSTO has a range of specialist capabilities to assess the impact of contaminants, including plastics

ANSTO is sharing its significant expertise in assessing the impact of contaminants on aquatic environments to contribute to an International Atomic Energy Agency Asia-Pacific region project on Monitoring the Marine Environment for Enhanced Understanding of the Abundance and Impact of Marine Plastics.

The project was undertaken to enhance a regional understanding of the abundance and impact of marine plastic pollution in the Asia Pacific.

Chart of plastic waste
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