Plastic pollution in marine eco-system has been causing health hazards and economic loss. This non-biodegradable haphazard is one of the major threats to the very existence of mankind on this planet.
The presence of plastic pollutants in the sea and backwaters of Cochin has been upsetting the marine eco-sytem and breeding grounds of a large number of economically important fish varieties.
c-hed has been coordinating various programmes and seminars to spread awareness among people about the ill-effects of plastic wastes on marine and human health. A project on the “Impact of Plastic Debris on Marine and Human Health” has been initiated by c-hed in association with Global Ocean, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) and St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam.