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Active Green

Active Green More than visualizing the environmental damage, it is convenient and necessary to create spaces where the inhabitants themselves are active agents, promoting a sustainable environmental culture, with programs that are aimed at the continuous training of the importance of our seas and the environment .

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Building Community Solutions for Marine Litter in the Salish Sea Watershed (2017-2018)

Building Community Solutions for Marine Litter in the Salish Sea Watershed (2017-2018) The goal of this project is to prevent and reduce land-based litter from entering the transboundary Salish Sea watershed environment by engaging local communities in identifying and implementing low-cost and low-tech solutions across the watershed. This work will increase information and awareness on marine litter, and will strengthen …

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Building Community Solutions for Marine Litter in the Tijuana River Watershed (2017-2018)

Building Community Solutions for Marine Litter in the Tijuana River Watershed (2017-2018) The goal of this project is to prevent and reduce land-based litter from entering the transboundary Tijuana River watershed environment by engaging local communities in identifying and implementing low-cost and low-tech solutions across the watershed. This work will increase information and awareness on marine litter, and will strengthen …

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Hawaii Marine Debris Action Plan

  The Hawai‘i Marine Debris Action Plan (HI-MDAP) establishes a comprehensive framework for strategic action to reduce the ecological, health and safety, and economic impacts of marine debris in Hawai‘i by 2020. HI-MDAP was built on the significant ongoing and past efforts of Hawaii’s marine debris community. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Debris Program (MDP) and the …

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The NOWPAP Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter

The NOWPAP Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter (RAP MALI) has been implemented since March 2008 right after the approval by the four member states, as a major outcome of the two-year project called the NOWPAP Marine Litter Activity (MALITA) carried out from November 2005 to the end of 2007. RAP MALI is the second phase of NOWPAP marine litter …

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Hondar 2050

Hondar 2050 HONDAR 2050 is a triple action project. The first action is the creation of a documentary about the marine waste problem on the coast of Euskadi, by Cesare Maglioni. Thanks to this documentary we see what people don´t want to see, through the eyes of the artist Carlos Arrola and his search for answers. Secondly, along the narrated …

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A Plastic Sea

A Plastic Sea Un mare di plasticaâ (A sea of plastics) is an awareness project run by MedSharks on behalf of the Italian Asinara National Park (Sardinia, Italy). It will run in 2018 and it aims to involve the public in awareness, removal and prevention activities on marine litter. It will show the impact ML has on the environment and …

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Clean Sea LIFE

Clean Sea LIFE Clean Sea Life: an awareness raising program on marine litter uniting all marine enthusiasts in Italy “ divers, yachtsmen, fishermen, beach goers, students and citizen “ in the protection of the Mediterranean sea. Partner of the Clean Sea Life project, supported by the EU LIFE programme., are Parco Nazionale dellâ Asinara (beneficiary), CoNISMa, Fondazione Cetacea, Legambiente, MedSharks …

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Live Bay Movement!

Live Bay Movement! We want to echo a scream throughout the Guanabara Hydrographic Region, to articulate those who live in Bahia, be they fishermen, researchers, sportsmen, residents of the neighborhood or environmentalists. We hope that this gesture will result in effective public policies for the decontamination of its waters, in the curb of its transformation into an industrial space, in …

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A tua casa non queda tan lonxe (Your home is not that far)

A tua casa non queda tan lonxe (Your home is not that far) Our association Mar de Fabula has been organising campaigns in Galicia to raise awareness among the population and stakeholders of the specific problem of sanitary waste being disposed of down the toilet. Our aim is to raise awareness of the consequences of using the toilet as a …

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Marine Debris Program

Marine Debris Program Beach clean up, removal of trashes from the shoreline, removal of ghost net (discarded fishing gears) and debris from coral habitat to restore habitat along the coast of Bangladesh.

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Do it for Your Beach

Do it for Your Beach HAZla por tu playa is a national campaign of Conservamos por Naturaleza and L.O.O.P. where volunteers carry out the cleaning of beaches along the coast during the 03 and 04 March. Inscriptions: https://www.meunoperu.com/PE-es/campaigns/hazla-por-tu-playa-2018

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Stand UPET

Stand UPET   Stand Up Paddle boards made of plastic bottles also used as a tool to environmental education with kids.

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Brigada do Mar (The Sea Brigade)

Brigada do Mar (The Sea Brigade) The Sea Brigade, among other actions, annually promotes a great cleaning (in May) between Melides Beach and the tip of Troia. Approximately 45Km of coast, preceeded in about two weeks and where all types of waste are collected to the coast. 45 km of sand without interruption, facing the Atlantic Ocean.

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MARINE SURVEILLANCE NETWORK

MARINE SURVEILLANCE NETWORK RED DE VIGILANTES MARINOS The Network of Marine Rangers is an initiative developed by the NGO Oceánidas, dedicated to protection, research and the dissemination of marine biodiversity. (JanuaryÂ’15) It aims to combine the practice of our favorite sport activity, recreational diving, with the possibility of collaborating and participating in projects and activities related to the conservation, sensitization …

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High Tide Program

High Tide Program The High-Water Program, co-financed by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, aims to reinforce the sustainability of fishing and aquatic activities in Spain. For this, it has 6 AXES, within which different groups and organizations linked to the fishing sector, can start up innovative projects aimed at reducing by-catches, support the reduction and use of fishing discards, …

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BASEMAN

BASEMAN Defining the baselines and standards for microplastics analyses in European waters Establishment of protocols and references for the analysis of microplastics in European waters For more information, see here: http://jpi-oceans.eu/sites/jpi-oceans.eu/files/public/Press%20release/Short%20description%20BASEMAN.pdf And here: http://www.jpi-oceans.eu/ecological-aspects-microplastics  

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Planning Derelict Vessel Removal in American Samoa – 2007

Conduct workshop and field inspection to assess and plan for removal of two legacy derelict vessels in American Samoa. Project Abstract The project brought salvage experts from the US Navy and private firms to American Samoa to work with local experts in order to inspect, assess and prepare plans for the removal of two legacy derelict vessels, the F/V Jui …

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Florida Emergency Trap and Debris Removal Plan – 2006

Develop an emergency trap retrieval and debris removal plan in the state of Florida. This facilitates the removal of trap debris and recovery of traps in the Florida Keys following hurricanes. Project Abstract Project was achieved through workshops  with local fisheries groups to utilize existing information on trap use, trap loss and its recovery, and trap debris removal.  The ultimate …

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Conference on Assessing the Global Impact of Marine Debris on Marine Mammals – 2008

NOAA hosts the first global conference on marine mammal protected areas (MPAs), including a combination of invited and competitive presentations on specific issues and topics of concern to the managers of marine mammal MPAs. Project Abstract This conference, held in 2008 and coordinated by NOAA staff from the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary was built around the overall …

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WASTE ARE RESOURCES

WASTE ARE RESOURCES The waste program are resources visit all the primary and secondary schools of the Region of Murcia that request it by carrying out educational and training activities aimed at teachers and students. this activity consists of showing the time of degradation of the waste if they are abandoned and how they end sooner or later at sea. …

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HAKARORI VAIKAVA (Project with Rapa Nui)

HAKARORI VAIKAVA is a educacional program for children of Rapa Nui where we connect the scientist information with the oral tradition and the ancestral use to create knowledge and conscious to protect and use the ocean in a sustainable way. For the future as our ancestors have done in the past by our ancestral law like the TAPU and the …

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Teak Project

Teak Project (RE) THINKING HABITS Who we are? The project comes from the initiative of 5 students from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro and its main goal is to provide useful and didactic information to the public, seeking changes in the routine of consumption as it is nowadays. Through conversations, exhibition of articles and scientific …

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EDUCATE FOR CHANGE

EDUCATE FOR CHANGE   Survey of macro-plastics in beaches of the Buenos Aires coast of the party of Villa Gesell, Link with students of a school promoting the individual interest and promoting the collective work; In the educational community, we seek to link them with applicable research activities in these beaches.

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Post-Hurricane Rita Marine Debris Assessment & Marking in Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana 2006

Identify and assess debris after Hurricane Rita within areas of Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana Project Abstract The project, coordinated by the NOAA Office of Coast Survey, used side-scan sonar, visual surveys and  reports from user groups to assess the quantity of debris deposited by Hurricane Rita in Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana. The project output included information as well as a linkage with …

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Integrated PDA-GPS Protocol for Marine Debris and Oil Spill Cleanup, Mitigation and Decision-Making – 2006

Produce an integrated protocol for assessing and monitoring pollution from marine debris, providing data for decision-making, and increasing the effectiveness of future remediation and mitigation techniques through the use of an integrated PDA-GPS system. Project Abstract The University of New Hampshire Environmental Research Group and the Coastal Response Research Center (NOAA/UNH partnership) conducted collaborative research on marine pollution because of the …

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Post-Sandy Marine Debris Response and Removal Projects – CT, DE, NJ, NY, RI – 2013

Projects coordinated by NOAA Marine Debris Program to identify and remove marine debris caused by the Sandy in the Northeast United States using supplemental funds allocated by Congress in 2013. Project Abstract Sandy inflicted severe damage on the coastal regions of New York, New Jersey, and nearby states, depositing large amounts of debris in the affected areas. Marine debris poses …

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Hawaii Marine Debris Action Plan – 2008-2012

Develop and update the Hawaii Marine Debris Action Plan through collaborative meetings and workshops with marine debris partners across the state. Project Abstract The NOAA Marine Debris Program worked with Tetra Tech staff to prepare, implement, and evaluate three focus area workshops for development of the Hawaii Marine Debris Action Plan (HI-MDAP). These meetings and workshops built off of information …

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MARCET Project

MARCET Project Among other activities, MARCET Project aims to improve the monitoring and sampling of microplastics on open seawaters in cooperation with whalewatching companies, and to enhance research regarding marine litter content on stranded cetaceans for the Macaronesian region.

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ECOPUERTOS Project

ECOPUERTOS Project The ECOPUERTOS Project aims to know the quantities, types and distribution of marine litter in deep waters (with fishermen), shallow bottoms (divers), cliffs (walkers) and beaches (schools). Promoting studies and actions aimed at the localization and reduction of marine litter. Developing a comprehensive program of prevention, location, withdrawal and analysis of marine litter, from its origin on land …

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EDUCATE FOR CHANGE

EDUCATE FOR CHANGE   Survey of macro-plastics in beaches of the Buenos Aires coast of the party of Villa Gesell, Link with students of a school promoting the individual interest and promoting the collective work; In the educational community, we seek to link them with applicable research activities in these beaches.

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BASEMAN

BASEMAN Defining the baselines and standards for microplastics analyses in European waters Establishment of protocols and references for the analysis of microplastics in European waters For more information, see here: http://jpi-oceans.eu/sites/jpi-oceans.eu/files/public/Press%20release/Short%20description%20BASEMAN.pdf And here: http://www.jpi-oceans.eu/ecological-aspects-microplastics  

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High Tide Program

High Tide Program The High-Water Program, co-financed by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, aims to reinforce the sustainability of fishing and aquatic activities in Spain. For this, it has 6 AXES, within which different groups and organizations linked to the fishing sector, can start up innovative projects aimed at reducing by-catches, support the reduction and use of fishing discards, …

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Elimination of single-use plastic in the Instituto Tecnolagico de Costa Rica

Elimination of single-use plastic in the Instituto Tecnolagico de Costa Rica   I work in the “Environmental Management Unit of the Technological Institute of Costa Rica” and we promote the project to eliminate the single-use plastic in the university. All the cafe shops, books stores, and all king of shops can not use any of these plastics things. Also, in …

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Yo Sin Plásticos

Yo Sin Plásticos Local campaign of Greenpeace volunteers in Mexico calling for small businesses to commit to reducing or eliminating single-use plastics that affect marine biodiversity.

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Surveys of Derelict Crab Pots on Diamondback Terrapin Populations in North Carolina Waters – 2008

Survey the distribution of derelict crab pots along the North Carolina coastline using side scan sonar, aerial surveys, and global positioning systems. Project Abstract Researchers at the NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center planned to locate, retrieve, inventory, and dispose of 100 traps at multiple sites along the North Carolina coast: Currituck, Croatan, Pamlico, lower Albemarle, Core, Bogue, Topsail, and Masonboro Sounds. …

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Mystic Aquarium Teen Marine Debris Initiative – 2013

Raise awareness about marine debris and preserving marine resources among teen audiences through hands-on participation in a student-led and student-driven workshop for regional high schools students in Connecticut. Project Abstract Mystic Aquarium will partner with Maritime Aquarium and regional high schools to raise the issue of marine debris among teen audiences and seek their help in preserving marine resources. will …

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Marine Debris Program

Marine Debris Program Beach clean up, removal of trashes from the shoreline, removal of ghost net (discarded fishing gears) and debris from coral habitat to restore habitat along the coast of Bangladesh.

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Do it for Your Beach

Do it for Your Beach HAZla por tu playa is a national campaign of Conservamos por Naturaleza and L.O.O.P. where volunteers carry out the cleaning of beaches along the coast during the 03 and 04 March. Inscriptions: https://www.meunoperu.com/PE-es/campaigns/hazla-por-tu-playa-2018

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Marine Life Uruguay

Marine Life Uruguay Vida Marina Uruguay is a social organization, very young (it started operations in 2017), which promotes the protection of the environment. It is mainly dedicated to circular economy projects, environmental education in public and private institutions, recovery of coastal ecosystems and cooperation with local governments in jobs that are friendly to the environment.

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Stand UPET

Stand UPET   Stand Up Paddle boards made of plastic bottles also used as a tool to environmental education with kids.

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Safety Procedures and Best Practices for Ghost Net Removal

Safety Procedures and Best Practices for Ghost Net Removal Fishing gear has been lost, abandoned or otherwise discarded in all seas and oceans ever since fishing began. The extent and impacts of the problem have worsened significantly in recent years with the increasing levels of industrial fishing and also the increasing durability of fishing gear. Fishing activity has now extended …

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Plastic in Cosmetics

Plastic in Cosmetics – Are we polluting the Environment through our personal care? Plastic ingredients that contribute to marine microplastic litter This paper focuses on the emerging issue of plastic particles in personal care and cosmetic product (PCCP) formulations as a possible source of micro-sized plastic litter. Known as ‘microbeads’, when used in PCCPs, these microplastic ingredients are solid materials that …

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Biodegradable Plastics & Marine Litter

Biodegradable Plastics & Marine Litter – Misconceptions, concerns and impacts on marine environments This briefing paper provides a concise summary of some of the key issues surrounding the biodegradability of plastics in the oceans. It explores whether the adoption of biodegradable plastics will reduce the impact of marine plastics overall. The paper also addresses the lack of public knowledge about biodegradable …

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Single-Use Plastics

Single-Use Plastics – A Road Map for Sustainability  The benefits of plastic are undeniable. The material is cheap, lightweight and easy to make. These qualities have led to a boom in the production of plastic over the past century. This trend will continue as global plastic production skyrockets over the next 10 to 15 years. We are already unable to …

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Exploring the potential for adopting alternative materials to reduce marine plastic litter

Exploring the potential for adopting alternative materials to reduce marine plastic litter –> Download Report This report aims to provide representative examples of some of the many alternative materials that are either available commercially, or are in development. It is intended to encourage entrepreneurs, ‘startups’ and established businesses – as well as researchers in the fields of materials science, engineering, …

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Marine Plastic Debris and Microplastic

Plastic litter in the ocean can be considered a ‘common concern of humankind’. This study summarizes the state of our knowledge on sources, fate and effect of marine plastics debris and microplastics.

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MARCET Project

MARCET Project Among other activities, MARCET Project aims to improve the monitoring and sampling of microplastics on open seawaters in cooperation with whalewatching companies, and to enhance research regarding marine litter content on stranded cetaceans for the Macaronesian region.

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ECOPUERTOS Project

ECOPUERTOS Project The ECOPUERTOS Project aims to know the quantities, types and distribution of marine litter in deep waters (with fishermen), shallow bottoms (divers), cliffs (walkers) and beaches (schools). Promoting studies and actions aimed at the localization and reduction of marine litter. Developing a comprehensive program of prevention, location, withdrawal and analysis of marine litter, from its origin on land …

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BASEMAN

BASEMAN Defining the baselines and standards for microplastics analyses in European waters Establishment of protocols and references for the analysis of microplastics in European waters For more information, see here: http://jpi-oceans.eu/sites/jpi-oceans.eu/files/public/Press%20release/Short%20description%20BASEMAN.pdf And here: http://www.jpi-oceans.eu/ecological-aspects-microplastics  

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IMPACTA

IMPACTA Impact of microplastics, regulated and emerging pollutants in marine ecosystems and establishment of their environmental quality criteria. The IMPACTA project aims to make a first assessment of the occurrence, distribution and impact of micro-plastics and emerging pollutants in coastal sediments of the Iberian Peninsula.

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Coastal Cleaning

Coastal Cleaning Coastal Cleanup is the result of a common objective, aims to create awareness and a greater sense of responsibility on the part of the actors of society, to prevent the impact of marine litter on the ecosystem and contribute to the sustainable development of the country.

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For a Clean Sea

For a Clean Sea It is a volunteer project during the summer, removing garbage from the sea and doing outreach and awareness activities. During the school period lectures are given in teaching centers.

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Sea Brigade

Sea Brigade For 10 years we have decontaminated heavily polluted areas of marine litter, follow us at https://www.facebook.com/brigadadomar/

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ONG Faro Limpio

ONG Faro Limpio Faro Limpio is an NGO that seeks to reduce the impact of waste on the beach and in the city in the town of Josà © Ignacio through management, education and participation with the community.

The removal in Higuerote

The removal in Higuerote Form a multiple people group in this group for removal of marine trash

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