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.
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 …
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.
Lost Fishing Gear Project – A Brazilian Initiative The Project is a pioneer in Brazil! Our goal is to map and detect Abandoned, lost, or otherwise Discarded Fishing Gear (ALDFG) in the ocean and remove them to avoid ghost fishing.
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