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CleanAtlantic in MARLICE 2019

MARLICE, the International Forum on Marine Litter and Circular Economy, was held in Seville on the past 10th-12th April, gathering public authorities, research institutes, private sector and environmental organizations. It was organised by AEBAM (The Spanish Marine Litter Association) and served as a platform for projects in the Atlantic and Mediterranean area promoting synergies between…
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The potential of satellite data in mapping marine litter hotspots

On the 23-25 January, CleanAtlantic participated on the Atlantic from Space Workshop in the NOC premises, in Southampton, UK that was organised by the European Space Agency (ESA). The workshop was aimed on identying gaps for the Atlantic region in terms of EO/data repositories, review main requirements from geo-information and identify high-level requirements and associated…
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Documentos TV – Plástico por todas partes

Desde la década de los 50’, cuando el plástico hizo su aparición en nuestras vidas hasta hoy, se han generado algo más de ocho mil millones de toneladas. Para los amantes de las comparaciones, sería el equivalente a 822.000 torres Eiffel. “Estamos en proceso de plastificar nuestro planeta y resulta muy difícil encontrar un lugar libre…
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CleanAtlantic 3rd Coordination meeting

The CleanAtlantic consortium met in Brest (France) on the 3rd and 4th of December during the III Coordination Meeting. The meeting consisted of a 2-day event in which partners reviewed and discussed the progress on activities and tasks. The meeting was hosted by CEDRE in their facilitites in Brest. Additionally, three discussion groups were coupled…
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CleanAtlantic Workshop with Stakeholders

CleanAtlantic is organising a workshop with stakeholders that is taking place today, on the 5th December in Brest, France. The workshop will gather local and regional stakeholders and will be supported by the project partners. Discussions will focus on three main topics: Best practices on waste management in harbours and preventing measures for reducing marine…
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CleanAtlantic will participate in the LitterDrone International Workshop

The LitterDrone project will host the coming 11th of December in Madrid (Spain) an International Workshop which will take place in the Ministry for the Ecological Transition’s Assembly Hall. The workshop will count with the participation of the LitterDrone project’s consortium, representatives of its supervisory committee and a group of international experts on marine litter and remote sensing. During the Workshop the…
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New article published by IEO in the framework of CleanAtlantic

The Spanish Institute of Oceanography in collaboration with the University of Vigo has published the scientific paper: Dynamics of floating marine debris in the northern Iberian waters: A model approach In this work, the authors study the distribution of floating debris in the northern Iberian waters. Field data and model results show high concentrations of floating…
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“Position Paper” de la Fundación para la Economía Circular sobre la Estrategia de Plásticos

La política europea en materia de plásticos se caracteriza, a día de hoy, principalmente por dos iniciativas: la Estrategia europea para el plástico en una economía circular, y la Propuesta de Directiva relativa a la reducción del impacto ambiental de determinados productos de plástico, publicadas en enero y mayo de este año, respectivamente, por la Comisión…
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CleanAtlantic Survey – your participation is needed!

Survey closed, thank you very much for your participation In the framework of CleanAtlantic we are conducting a survey to learn about past and present initiatives related to marine litter pollution in Spain, Portugal, France, United Kingdom, and Ireland. The objective of this survey is to identify good practices that can serve as inspiration for…
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CleanAtlantic in MICRO2018

The International Conference “MICRO2018 Fate and Impacts of microplastics: knowledge, actions and solutions” is taking place in Lanzarote on the 19th-23rd November. MICRO 2018 provides an opportunity to share available knowledge regarding micoplastics, fill in gaps, identify new questions and research needs, and develop commitments to operationalise solutions; MICRO 2018 will be a chance to…
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