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  • NEWS Kick off Meeting http://plasticbustersmpas.interreg-med.eu

    The Palazzo del Rettorato of the University of Siena hosted last 17th April 2018 the public launch of the EU funded project Plastic Busters MPAs. High representatives of the Mediterranean, including Mr Mohamad Afana, Jordan co-president of Union for the Mediterranean and Mr Gaetano Leone, UN Environment/Meditarranean Action Plan Coordinator, expressed not only their best...

  • PAGE The issue at stake http://plasticbustersmpas.interreg-med.eu

    The issue at stake The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most affected areas by marine litter worldwide. Growing scientific literature documents the threats marine litter poses to wildlife and ecosystems, with impacts varying from entanglement and ingestion, to bio-accumulation and bio-magnification of toxics either released from plastic items or adsorbed and...

  • PAGE The issue at stake http://plasticbustersmpas.interreg-med.eu

    The issue at stake The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most affected areas by marine litter worldwide. Growing scientific literature documents the threats marine litter poses to wildlife and ecosystems, with impacts varying from entanglement and ingestion, to bio-accumulation and bio-magnification of toxics either released from plastic items or adsorbed and...

  • PAGE The issue at stake http://plasticbustersmpas.interreg-med.eu

    The issue at stake The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most affected areas by marine litter worldwide. Growing scientific literature documents the threats marine litter poses to wildlife and ecosystems, with impacts varying from entanglement and ingestion, to bio-accumulation and bio-magnification of toxics either released from plastic items or adsorbed and...

  • PAGE The issue at stake http://plasticbustersmpas.interreg-med.eu

    The issue at stake The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most affected areas by marine litter worldwide. Growing scientific literature documents the threats marine litter poses to wildlife and ecosystems, with impacts varying from entanglement and ingestion, to bio-accumulation and bio-magnification of toxics either released from plastic items or adsorbed and...

  • NEWS Plastic Busters MPAs kicks-off in Siena http://plasticbustersmpas.interreg-med.eu

    The kick-off event was hosted by the University of Siena and was attended by Mr. Gaetano Leone, Coordinator of the UN Environment/Mediterranean Action Plan and Mr. Mohamad Afana, Ministry of Environment of Jordan, Union for the Mediterranean Co-Presidency, signifying on the one hand that marine litter is a top priority for the Mediterranean policy agenda and on the other that...

  • NEWS The Pelagos Sanctuary marine litter research expedition has begun! http://plasticbustersmpas.interreg-med.eu

    This pilot expedition tested a methodological approach for the simultaneous investigation of macrolitter and microlitter in the water column, as well as the ingestion of marine litter by cetaceans and pelagic fish. Specifically, this study surveyed dolphins and whales of the Pelagos Sanctuary; flagship megafauna species such as whales, dolphins and sea turtles are considered...

  • NEWS Watch the Plastic Busters film and spread the message for a litter-free Mediterranean http://plasticbustersmpas.interreg-med.eu

    The Plastic Busters MPAs deploys the multidisciplinary strategy and common framework of action developed within the Plastic Busters initiative and it is expected to deliver improved knowledge, methods and tools towards achieving good environmental status in the Mediterranean. The Plastic Busters MPAs will be a concrete showcase of the main lines of action of the...

  • PAGE Deliverables database http://plasticbustersmpas.interreg-med.eu

    Deliverables database

  • PAGE Deliverables database http://plasticbustersmpas.interreg-med.eu

    Deliverables database