Tourism to prosper in new Pacific plastic economy

Plastic waste piled outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, Malaysia October 14, 2018. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin

SUVA, 25 FEBRUARY 2019 (PLASTIC PACIFIC) – Tourism accounts for more than 40 percent of GDP for some Pacific nations and is above the global average for many others. But this crucial industry – which underpins the economies of so many Pacific Island nations – is being directly threatened by plastic pollution. With 8 million […]

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