USJP hosted the Global baseline marine debris survey in partnership with CSIRO Australia : A global effort to assess the plastic waste from land to the sea. Big thank to Dr. Denise Hardesty, TJ Lawson, Qamar Schyler from CSIRO. ALSO, to the volunteers from Department of Zoology, USJP making this effort very successful. And team from Bangladesh came for training sessions. Dr. Kamal Ranathunga was the national Coordinator of the programme.