Auteur : CleanAtlantic

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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Lighthouse Lofoten Conference 2022 – The guiding light towards prevention of sea-based marine litter

Lighthouse Lofoten Conference 2022 – The guiding light towards prevention of sea-based marine litter will take place in Lofoten on the 5th-6th April, and is organised by the Norwegian Center against Marine litter. The Lighthouse Lofoten aim to showcase preventive solutions and create a dialogue around successful models to reduce sea-based marine litter. The event…
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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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Interview to the Marine Institute

Today we are interviewing Tomasz Dabrowski from the Marine Institute. Question: Why did you join the CleanAtlantic project? Answer: Marine Institute is the State agency responsible for marine research, technology development and innovation in Ireland. We provide scientific and technical advice to Government to help inform policy and to support the sustainable development of Ireland’s…
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Interview to CEDRE

Today we are interviewing Camille Lacroix from the Cedre. Question: Why did you join the CleanAtlantic project? Answer: We joined the CleanAtlantic project with the aim of sharing and developing our knowledge and expertise on marine litter in collaboration with neighbour country partners. Our organization manages the national beach litter monitoring program for the French…
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