|THERE’S SO MUCH PLASTIC IN THE OCEAN, YOU’RE PROBABLY EATING IT IN SEAFOOD
By 2050, plastic inn the ocean will likely outweigh all the fish in the ocean.
Scientists of the World Economic Forum last year estimated there are 5.25 trillion particles weighing 270,000 tons currently floating in the oceans. Some 8 million tons leak into the ocean every year. That’s equivalent of a garbage truck dumping a full load of plastics into the sea every minute.
Marine researcher Charles Moore holds a sample of ocean water from the North Central Pacific Gyre that contains small pieces of plastic
ISWA 2018 will be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC). The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, winner of numerous awards including but not limited to the “Purpose Built Convention & Exhibition Centre Award for Excellence” by rAWr (Recognising Award Winning Results) Awards 2013, is located in the heart of the Kuala Lumpur City Centre and nestled between the awe-inspiring PETRONAS Twin Towers and a beautiful 50-acre landscaped recreational KLCC park, home to various species of flora and fauna.
The ‘2015 AIPC (International Association of Convention Centres) Innovation Award’ was made to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, which is also a centre with ISO 9001, ISO 22000, ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications, EarthCheck Bronze status (environment) and Hazards Analysis and Critical Control Points Certification (HACCP) recognition, the international food safety system for international convention facilities and five-star hotels.