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August 13, 2022

Plastic production has increased 20-fold over the last 50 years, and is expected to double again in the next 20 years.
Plastic production has increased 20-fold over the last 50 years, and is expected to double again in the next 20 years. Photo courtesy of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Japan Leads Global Initiative For Ocean-Friendly Plastic

Japan is looking to work with the private sector to enhance technologies in biodegradable plastic in part to save and protect the oceans. Tokyo is now pushing for more efforts both domestically and internationally - a proposal that forms part of a campaign to rid the sea of plastic waste, and the overall plan will be presented today to cabinet…

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