Abstract: This presentation provides an overview of a study examining the current state of marine litter in Nova Scotia, primarily through analyzing litter collection data provided by the Vancouver Aquarium. Although this study focuses on Nova Scotia, it also considers research that has been generated globally to establish an understanding of trends and threats that marine litter poses. A critical review of the regulatory environment pertaining to marine litter is also completed to identify gaps and opportunities. The presentation concludes with recommendations to address marine litter in Nova Scotia’s marine waters and coastlines.
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