Moderator: Cherie Cohen
- Joel Baziuk (Global Ghost Gear Initiative) – Abandoned, Lost and Discarded Fishing Gear: Ocean Challenge and Circular Economic Opportunity
- Lindsay Christianson (Plastic Bank) – Stopping Ocean Plastic with a Life Ascension Platform
- Maja Vodanovic (City of Montréal) – Regulatory Approaches for Priority Plastic Wastes
Shorelines around the world are becoming coated in plastic waste, causing damage to marine wildlife and compromising human health. It is reported that there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean (by weight) by 2050. This session digs into this key social and ecological issue.