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We are an international community of concerned scientists that work to understand the determinants, drivers and consequences of plastic pollution as well as the effectiveness of different measures to curb it.

We provide regular scientific assessments of determinants of plastic pollution in regional and global contexts, its current and future impacts, and solutions for pollution reduction.



Sara Noémie Plassnig

Research assistant, NIVA

Emmy Nøklebye

Researcher, NIVA

Dr. Girija Bharat

Founder and Managing Director

Mu Gamma Consultants

Nathaniel Bhakupar Dkhar

Senior Research Scientist

Mu Gamma Consultants

Mary Abraham

Senior Consultant

Mu Gamma Consultants

Maria Tsakona

Senior Expert,

Waste and Marine Litter (Consultant)

GRID Arendal

Ieva Rucevska

Senior Expert

GRID Arendal

Johanne Rydsaa



Dr Arisman

Executive Director

Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Indonesia