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 […]
This month, Damien, waterman tester at Surfrider Foundation Europe, answers Marie's question who asked us "how do you become a waterman tester and what does it involve?"
"ADVENTURE. ACTION. OCEAN LIFE." Three points, three visions, three lights, one festival. The same behind the European Outdoor Film Tour organized for the first time an international "Ocean Film Tour". Surfrider Foundation Europe participates through its Vienna, Holland Chapters, leading the way with the North Germany one which plays the role of coordinator for several dates.
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 ?