22 May '18, 4pm

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Susan Ruffo wrote this blog in partnership with Louie Porta, vice-president of operations for Oceans North, a Canadian nonprofit that works on Arctic marine conservation in partnership with Indigenous organizations. When Canada hosts a G7 summit meeting in Charlevoix, Quebec next month, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has pledged to work with other world leaders to reduce the more than 8 million metric tons of plastic that end up in the oceans each year. To support this important goal, Oceans North and Ocean Conservancy organized a one-day workshop in Ottawa on April 25 that brought together 60 key experts from industry, local and national governments, scientists and conservation groups. “There was a lot of common ground,” said Louie Porta, vice-president of operations for Oceans North. “We came up with a top ten list of ideas that a G7 initiative needs to include o...

Full article: https://oceanconservancy.org/blog/2018/05/22/canadas-g7-l...

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