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Almost one year ago, Plastic Busters MPAs and MIO-ECSDE kicked off a marine litter prevention and mitigation demo in the Thermaikos Gulf Protected Areas (Greece). This demo aimed to showcase how a...

The Plastic Busters MPAs group of the University of Siena (UNISI), coordinated by Professor Maria Cristina Fossi, is involved in the marine litter and ecotoxicological analysis of the fin whale.

Today, around 40 representatives of the 15 implementing partners are connected from home and from all around the Mediterranean Sea for the project’s 6th Steering Committee meeting, to be held over two...

When they are effectively managed, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are one of the most effective tools for the conservation of marine biodiversity. MPA manager networks consolidate national efforts to...

Over the past decades, Mediterranean countries have worked towards the reduction and/or phasing out of SUP such as plastic bags, cutlery, straws and stirrers, food and beverage containers, packaging,...

In September 2020, the European Commission published a threshold value for marine litter on coastlines, paving the way for litter-free coasts and seas. EU Member States’ experts have unanimously...

The city of Vlorë, located near to the unique Karaburun-Sazan MPA, was the site chosen by the Ministry of Tourism and Environment of Albania to host the National Info Day on 20 October 2020.

Despite the current situation related to COVID-19, the PLASTIC BUSTERS MPAs Croatian Info Day was held at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy in Split on Friday, October 16,...

Marine litter prevention and mitigation actions lie at the very heart of the Plastic Busters MPAs project. In October, the management body of the Cabrera National Park (Spain), and the Autonomous...

Matteo Galli, currently a PhD student involved in the Plastic Busters MPAs Project, has completed both a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree focusing on marine pollution issues. The young...