UN Report Assesses Risk of Plastic Pollution to Migratory Species in Ganges and Mekong Rivers

Osprey bringing large piece of plastic litter in for nest building. Bombay Hook NWR, New Jersey: © john581, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons A new report on plastic pollution and migratory species was launched today during the fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA5) in Nairobi. The report, “Risk assessment of plastic pollution to migratory species in the Mekong and Ganga River Basins”, was prepared under the UN’s Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS). 

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