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2022 September Teach. Tackle. Transform. Technical Session at the 7th International Marine Debris Conference in Busan, Republic of Korea. Inspiring case studies from all parts of the globe were shared during our session in collaboration with our network members: Tangaroa BlueIndonesian Waste Platform , Thant Myanmar , Sustainable Seas Trust and joined by Dr. Cressida Boywer from the University of Portsmouth and Prof. Biju Kumar from the University of Kerala to showcase the importance of educational resources and programs being integrated into school curricula and community education programs to support to support long-term shifts in people’s understanding of waste and plastic in our environment.
The session also forwarded a framework for integrating the concepts of circular economy, and plastic and carbon neutrality into the “Education for Sustainable Development” (ESD) campaigns and ocean literacy programmes during the UN Decade of Oceans for Sustainable Development.
Session coordinator : Jella Kandziora; speakers and panelists Jella Kandziora, Biju Kumar,  Heidi Tait , Cressida Bowyer and Marta Muslin. Presentations:

The Vital Role of Environmental Education to End Plastic Pollution – Lessons Learned and Potential Solutions by Jella Kandziora

Marine Debris and UN Sustainable Development Goals: A framework for integrating the plastic and carbon neutrality concepts in “Education for Sustainable Development” (ESD) by Prof. Biju Kumar