6 Dec 2017

Pacific backs Norway in zero tolerance to plastic pollution

From , 4:05 pm on 6 December 2017

The head of the UN Environment's Pacific Office says protecting the oceans from plastic pollution is a high priority at the current global meeting in Kenya.

Norway has proposed a zero tolerance of plastic pollution and suggested an international treaty banning plastic waste from entering the sea at the UN Enironment Ministers meeting.

Sefanaia Nawadra spoke to Jenny Meyer from Nairobi.

 The uninhabited Henderson Island in the South Pacific.

The uninhabited Henderson Island in the South Pacific. Photo: Jennifer Lavers