More than 15 entities participate in a volunteer day to preserve the Mediterranean Sea
Platja D’Aro (Girona) August 15, 2022.- Almost twenty entities have held a volunteer day in the surroundings of Platja D’Aro, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, with the aim of giving visibility to various solutions environmental measures necessary to adopt urgency in what is today the most polluted sea in the world.
The conference, which has had the participation of environmental experts and almost twenty entities related to sustainability and the environment, have emphasized that “it is necessary to make a call for commitment by public entities and citizens, but also from companies that want to invest in the generation of economy and employment around waste, to be able to mitigate the impact they are having on the oceans around the world”.
One of the activities has been a collection of waste, both from the seabed and from the beach, which has concluded with a reflection on the problems generated by single-use plastics in which the participants have been advised on their replacement, reduction and correct recycling.
This was followed by a round table and talks by the various participating entities, to share various solutions that help reduce pollution, warming and the loss of biodiversity, and where an appeal has been made to the coordination between the different actors, facilitating various solutions aimed at the different areas of action involved in the preservation of the Mediterranean.
The day, enlivened by DJ Nord, ended with a popular paella, artistic workshops related to the sea, a market for objects and clothing made from plastic bottles recovered from the oceans.
This initiative is part of the World Clean Up Tour, a platform of entities, among which are Sloopy Tunas, Amar, Fundación For The Best World, Plastic Oceans Europe, Plastiks and Surfrider Foundation among others that have been holding several similar events this year for the entire Mediterranean coast, whose main objective is to join forces and volunteer for the restoration of the Mediterranean Sea.