Stronger actions urged to reduce plastic waste in aquaculture sector

Experts and researchers gathered at a national conference held in the central city of Da Nang on October 20 to discuss measures to reduce ocean debris from aquaculture activities. 

The conference delivered a detailed report on environmental pollution in 11 protected marine areas, providing important statistics to shape up programmes to reduce plastic waste pollution in the aquaculture sector. 

Also, they suggested the Directorate of Fisheries to pen documents guiding localities nationwide to better manage plastic waste, build specific standards for aquaculture activities, organise annual forums to share experience of relevant parties, provide training and enhance communication work in the field.

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