Author: CleanAtlantic

UNOC side-event “Addressing Marine Pollution in the Atlantic Ocean: the role of interregional cooperation and EU leverages”

CPRM Atlantic Arc Commission in collaboration with CCDR Norte organised a workshop in the framework of the UN Ocean Conference on 28 June 2022 in Lisbon,as a side event titled “Addressing Marine Pollution in the Atlantic Ocean: The role of interregional cooperation and EU leverages”. In this workshop, our colleagues from CPMR presented the Atlantic Arc Commission Pledge…
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11th CleanAtlantic coodination meeting

On the 1st and 2nd June, CleanAtlantic held its 11th Coordination meeting. This time partners had a face-to-face meeting in the CETMAR facilities in Vigo. The meeting allowed the discussion on the new topics addressed in this project extension (ongoing until June 2023). Partners presented the activities carried out up to date and next steps…
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CleanAtlantic in the MARLICE Forum

On 16th – 20th May MARLICE was held in Seville as a collaborative international forum focused on marine litter to align the different sectors to develop strategies to move towards waste-free ocean. MARLICE is organised by AEBAM, the Spanish Association of Marine Litter. During the MARLICE 2022 several key topics were considered in the framework of participatory…
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CleanAtlantic at the Lighthouse Lofoten Conference 2022

The Lighthouse Lofoten Conference 2022 – the guiding light towards prevention of sea-based marine litter, was held on the 5-6th April 2022 as Hybrid conference with in-person participation in Svolvær, Norway and online. It was organised by the Norwegian Centre against Marine Litter (MARFO), a government agency under the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment whose primary objective…
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CleanAtlantic was presented at the Business2Sea Event

Business2Sea 2021 is an international event aimed at bringing together all the Blue Economy stakeholders, promoting networking and fostering business opportunities. The 11th edition was held on the 16-18th November 2021 as a hybrid event in the AFUNDACION facilities, in Vigo, Spain. The B2Sea event pursues the objective of the strengthening of the dynamics of…
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CLEANATLANTIC awarded at the Atlantic Project Awards 2021

Recognition as best project under category “Healthy Oceans and Resilient Coasts” CleanAtlantic project (Tackling marine litter in the Atlantic Area)  was awarded at the 5th edition of the Atlantic Project Awards 2021 under the category “Healthy Oceans and Resilient Coasts”. The ceremony took place during the 8th Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference held on 21 October 2021 and is designed to honor…
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CleanAtlantic in One Integrated Marine Debris Observing System for a Clean Ocean

Our partner IEO is participating in the event “One Integrated Marine Debris Observing System for a Clean Ocean”. This event will be held online in French and English, from 17 to 19 November 2021. The objective of this event is to discuss the state and the ways forward for the implementation of the Integrated Marine Debris Observing System (IMDOS)…
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Interview to CRPM

Today we are interviewing Elise Wattrelot from the CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission! Why did you join the CleanAtlantic project? Answer: The CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission is a network of 14 Atlantic regional authorities joining together to tackle common challenges and influence policy development at EU level in favour of a more balanced and sustainable development…
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Interview to Ifremer

Today we are interviewing Morgan Le Moigne from the Ifremer Why did you join the CleanAtlantic project? Answer: Ifremer is strongly involved in the implementation of MSFD Descriptor 10 – “Marine Litter”. Indeed, François Galgani is a pioneer in this thematic with first results of marine debris in 1996. He is actually co-chair in the…
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The CleanAtlantic Final Conference – Presentations and recordings available

The CleanAtlantic Final Conference was held online on the past 15th June. More than 150 participants attended the conference and learnt about project outcomes and contributions to tackle the marine litter problem. The event showcased the project achievements and results, bringing togerther project partners and the wide maritime stakeholder community. A panel of experts closed…
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