CLEAN UP THE MED
To date, many studies have shown that the contamination of the Mediterranean Sea is extremely serious, and the impact of plastic waste is critical.
Clean-up the Med is an important international campaign, coordinated by Legambiente Onlus, to clean up beaches and natural sites. It involves 21 Mediterranean countries and over 150 participants by coordinating institutions, schools, volunteers, citizens and local civil societies in order to clean up the coasts and natural reserves from litter of any sort generated by wrong human activities. The main purpose of Campaign is not only that of physically removing waste but also to draw attention to the pollution of the Mediterranean Sea and motivate communities to work together to change the situation.
The COMMON project will further expand the boundaries of the campaign, involving Lebanon and Tunisia on the front lines.
Marine litter monitoring is an important tool of Clean Up the Med. We call the contribution of all associations involved in the event to understand the levels of diffusion of plastic waste along shores. This is crucial to address common policies to reduce the impact.
The campaign will be held from 25 to 27 September, for a weekend dedicated to the love for the environment, for the territory and for our sea.
Join our campaign to protect our sea!
Did you participate in the Clean Up The Med campaign?
Tell us about your experience and help us to improve it, to collect valuable information about beaches’ state of health, and to increase awareness on the marine litter issue!