The effect and harm done to the marine environment by plastic pollution can never be overemphasized. This research reviews and examined various policies, laws, and regulations that have been put in place to mitigate and control the devastating effects of plastic waste pollution, particular reference was made to the polar region and likely environ. Scientific researches, Journal papers, and various publications on plastic waste pollution in the polar region, also known or interchangeably referred to as the Arctic or Antarctica are also reviewed. Findings show that the threat of plastic waste pollution in the Polar region if not quickly attended to could result in devastating climate and environmental problems.
Mabina Agnes,Awomuti Adeboye, Qinghui Huang (2020); Prevention and Control of Plastic Waste Pollution in the Polar Region: A Review; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
10(12) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.10.12.2020.p10803