Following the accident of the Luno, washed ashore and split apart into 3 pieces on the beaches of Anglet, the word dismantlement makes itself heard. An international call for tenders was launched, and should concern only 7 companies in the world capable of such a deconstruction. Surfrider follows the operations proceedings so that environmental issues are sure to be respected.
Announced for several weeks, the new edition of the Ocean Initiatives this year will allow us to raise public awareness about invasive aquatic waste. But these collections go further: the famous assessment sheet has evolved to enable citizens to produce concrete results on the issue of waste, which in itself knows no boundaries.
Surfrider was invited to the “Let’s Bag It” conference, which was held in the European Parliament on 19th February, to discuss with other parties about the future of plastic bags. This participation is an indication of the recognition granted to Surfrider at European level, as senior partner for the protection of the marine and coastal environment, whose voice is now strong with expertise that should be taken into account and deserves to be heard.
The news came on Wednesday: according to "The Telegram", 517 containers were lost in the Rail d'Ouessant, February 14 during the storm Ulla, by the container carrier Svendborg Maersk.
Have you ever heard of this association, Surfeurs Solidaires, which collects and distributes surf equipment to the most disadvantaged areas of the coast of Africa, including Morocco? The film Surf El Amal was released in 2013, produced by the members of the association: the idea was to promote through the film, the actions of Surfeurs Solidaires. But the film goes beyond by offering a different array of surfing in Morocco.