One of the requirements of the OSPAR Convention is to assess the quality of the marineenvironment and each of its compartments (i.e. water, sediments and biota), as well asanthropogenic inputs which may affect the quality of the marine environment. In orderto fulfil this commitment for marine litter OSPAR has developed three indicators onbeach litter, seabed litter and plastic particles in fulmars’ stomachs.
- Marine litter
Area of intervention