PUBLICATION: Plastic Legacies

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Emerging from the fully online 2017 conference ‘The Lives and Afterlives of Plastics‘ is the open-access book Plastic Legacies. Edited by PERC co-directors Trisia Farrelly, Sy Taffel with Professor Ian Shaw, the volume brings together scholars from the fields of marine biology, psychology, anthropology, environmental studies, Indigenous studies, and media studies to investigate and address the urgent socio-ecological challenges brought …

Breaking the Plastic Wave: A comprehensive assessment of pathways towards stopping ocean plastic pollution

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PERC co-director Trisia Farrelly is a contributor to this new report published by the Pew Charitable Trust that uses a first-of-its-kind model of the global plastics system to “create a global analysis that evaluates various strategies to reduce ocean plastic flows and quantifies the associated economic, environmental, and social implications of each pathway”. Read the full report here.