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VideoMay 30, 2019

Marine Pollution Threatens the Caribbean Sea

The dramatic increase in marine pollution in recent years—from plastic and solid waste to runoff and hazardous chemicals - threatens the communities that rely on the Caribbean Sea. A new World Bank report examines how marine pollution affects the Caribbean region and offers solutions to transition to a blue economy that will help better manage the countries’ marine resources and boost growth in the region. Fourteen Caribbean countries have recently banned single-use plastic in an effort to clean up their sea. Learn more on what needs to be done to take on marine pollution.