STAP holds discussions on the regulatory frameworks addressing port reception facilities, and the role the international cruise industry plays in reducing plastic debris impacts on the marine environment..
The open session of STAP’s Spring 2015 Meeting was held on Monday, June 1st.
STAP contributes to the Meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions in Geneva (May 4-15, 2015), and the Basel-Rotterdam-Stockholm (BRS) Science Fair (May 7-9, 2015)
Kyoto University’s Disaster Resilient Countries (DRC) program checks in with Veronique Morin, a former DRC student and STAP’s postdoc on Climate Change Adaptation, to reflect on how the program helped her to prepare for her work at the STAP and beyond.
A joint activity by STAP and PROVIA are underway to inform the scientific basis for measuring, monitoring and evaluating climate change adaptation.
On 27 April, 2015, Daniela Russo, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Think Beyond Plastic, gave an overview of the most recent developments in the rapidly expanding field of material, manufacturing and design innovation across a range of sectors with an emphasis on the substantial contribution of alternatives to help address marine plastics from a range of pollution sources: food packaging and services, medical equipment, personal care products, construction, transportation and agriculture.