MEP’s have voted today for propositions in favour of a reduction in single use plastic bags, modifying the packaging directive 94/62/CE. Surfrider Foundation Europe pleaded against these bags at the […]
The dismantling of the Luno started 3 weeks ago, Monday 17th March. Being an association which defends the marine environment and those who enjoy it, Surfrider Foundation Europe will stay vigilant and share information concerning the worksites environmental safety. Surfrider was invited to a round table with other environmental associations for an overview of the dismantling.
"Return to sender" was the operation ran by Surfrider Côte Basque Chapter. Collecting litter from untreated wastewater released into the ocean before sending it out, was a way to bring the issue to the attention of councillors and candidates in the 2014 municipal elections and actually make them face the problem. The objective was to raise awareness among both elected representatives and citizens, but has the message been heard properly ?
The big weekend of Ocean Initiatives launched the 2014 campaign "If you drop it on the land, It ends up in the sea". The volunteers responded in a huge way to the call for a weekend of raising awareness about the issues of marine waste.
The countdown starts: one week before the big weekend of Ocean Initiatives, the Surfrider team were present on 14thof March in Bidart for Ocean Initiative training. The whole Surfrider team was reunited with Bixente Lizarazu, an ambassador of Surfrider since 2002, and Philippe Martin the Minister of Ecology and Sustainable Development.