Great news to start the year: The partners of the Interreg Med Project Plastic Busters MPAs and the ENI-CBC Med COMMON have strengthened their collaboration at the occasion of a training on marine...

On the 14th of November 2019, the Interreg Med Plastic Busters MPAs project, the ENI CBC Med COMMON project and the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) convened a "Joint Plastic...

On the 12th and 13th of November, the project partners came together in Barcelona to take stock of the project progress achieved so far and review the next steps of implementation.


All the external events attended by Plastic Busters MPAs team 


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


Partners & 17 Associated Partners




Med countries involved



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