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The implementing and associated partners of the Plastic Busters MPAs project will meet in the old city of Bonifacio in Corsica for the 2nd Steering Committee Meeting on the 6th and 7th of November,...

The Plastic Busters MPAs project went on its first marine litter research expedition in the Pelagos Sanctuary in the summer of 2018. Researchers of the University of Siena tested a comprehensive...

The key actors of the Plastic Busters share their reflections and aspirations for this initiative in a short film released in March 2018. The film depicts the priority actions needed to tackle marine...

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PlasticBusters MPAs

2nd Steering Committee

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PlasticBusters MPAs

Kick off Meeting

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PlasticBusters MPAs is an Interreg Med funded project aiming to contribute to maintaining biodiversity and preserving natural ecosystems in pelagic and coastal protected areas by consolidating Mediterranean efforts to address marine litter. The project covers the whole management cycle of marine litter, from monitoring and assessment, to prevention and mitigation.

The project deploys the multidisciplinary strategy and common framework of action developed within the Plastic Busters Initiative led by the University of Siena and the Mediterranean Sustainable Development Solutions Network. This Initiative frames the priority actions needed to tackle marine litter in the Mediterranean and was labelled under the Union for the Mediterranean in 2016, capturing the political support of 43 EuroMediterranean countries

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Partners & 17 Associated Partners

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Months

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Med countries involved

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