Will Ostreopsis be back in the Basque Country and the Mediterranean coast this summer?

The toxic algae, known for a decade in the Mediterranean, appeared on the Atlantic coast last summer, closing several beaches on the Basque coast.

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Plastic Free July, a month for the Ocean

The Dry January is a well-known month, now discover the Plastic Free July

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Sailing toward sustainable shipping with Green Marine Europe

On June 27th, 2022, the new laureates for the Green Marine Europe label were revealed. The label has...

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Follow the Dutch Coastal Defenders in their investigation on water pollution

With a focus on water quality, let’s dive into Surfrider Netherland’s fight against heavy and ch...

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World Refill Day : Reuse to reduce plastic pollution

June 16th is the International Refill Day: on this day, reusing and refilling are in the spotlight!

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2021 report on bathing water quality in Europe released

Many parameters still overlooked

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For an Ocean free from cigarette butts

Organized on May 31, World No Tobacco Day reminds us of the dangers of tobacco, both on our health a...

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