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Australia to host Beyond Plastic Pollution conference

Great to see that Australia has a visionary conference focused on reducing marine plastic pollution in the Asia-Pacific region. The Beyond Plastic Pollution conference will take place at Darling Harbour in Sydney from October 30th to November 1st, 2017.

The conference aims to bring together government, science, business, academia and the community to discuss the challenges facing the world’s oceans and to identify solutions to start addressing the problems. An extensive three-day programme has been released, jam-packed with informative sessions combing keynotes, panel discussions, practical workshops, real-world case studies and more.

By exploring the latest research and encouraging diverse interests to collaborate on solutions, the conference seeks to find a pathway to eliminating plastic pollution in the ocean.

When: 30th October-November 1st 2017.
Where: Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia.

To find out more about the conference, and to register your attendance, head to:


For a fascinating yet disturbing insight into the extent of marine pollution globally have a look at the award-winning film, A Plastic Ocean –  https://www.plasticoceans.org/a-plastic-ocean/