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Interjections: “5 To 12”: The Plastics Paradox - Lifestyle Hits Lifestyle

Deep Dive Sessions

March 7, 2019

12:00 - 12:45

CityCube Berlin, Cube Club

-powered by the Institute for Tourism and Development (Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung e.V.)-

We are both culprits and victims of marine pollution. Three quarters of today’s waste in the oceans is plastic. Plastic waste creates enormous damage to nature, the economy and the tourism industry as well. Which solutions and prevention strategies are successful and how can behavioral changes be initiated?

Moderated by:

Klaus Betz, Projectmanagement Dialogues, Institute for Tourism and Development

Panel guests:

Victoria Barlow, Group Environmental Manager, Thomas Cook Group

Mark Hehir, CEO, The Small Maldives Island Co (TSMIC), Amilla Fushi/Finolhu, Maldives

Wybcke Meier, CEO, TUI Cruises

Martina von Münchhausen , Senior Programme Manager Sustainable Tourism, WWF Centre for Marine Conservation