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Fishing for litter
Litter from land, riverine and offshore activitries, pollutes our seas. Fishermen have been engaged in a number of projects to clean up this litter.
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Assessment of fishing for litter projects as part of MARELITT

includes picking up litter that fishermen find in their nets and special trips to pick up litter

Last update: 17/02/15

MARELITT Brussels Workshop ‘Developing pilot projects on marine litter removal’

MARELITT project will develop pilot projects in each sea basin to remove marine litter from the sea

Event date: 13/05/2014 (All day)
Last update: 26/02/17

Fishing for litter in south-west England

report The issue of marine litter is an increasing problem for coastal communities throughout the world.

Last update: 03/12/11

Fishing for Litter in Scotland

Marine litter is now recognised throughout the world as a threat to our precious marine environment that needs to be addressed. That’s why it is my ambition that Scotland leads the way on this important issue.

Last update: 03/12/11

Replies of Member States to letter asking about Fishing For Litter activities

Country Replies Other Information Belgium

Last update: 27/08/12

Waste Free Oceans - event at European Parliament

Welcome by Waste Free Oceans Chairwoman Anna Riosbach MEP Chris Davies MEP Overview of Waste Free Oceans

Event date: 18/10/2011 - 07:00
Last update: 19/10/11

CNPMEM - Pêcheurs et acteurs de la récupération de déchets flottants

Last update: 02/06/11

CETMAR and marine litter

MARINE LIITER ISSUES.   Centro Tecnolóxico do Mar - Fundación CETMAR. www.cetmar.org Vigo (Galicia - Spain).

Last update: 17/06/11

Fishing for Litter - The European Plastics Converters Annual meeting AGENDA

12:30-14:00 Marine litter Moderator - Bernard Merkx (EuPR President) Panel debate Anna Rosbach - Member of the European Parliament, ENV Committee Bernhard Borgardt - EuPC President Representative from European Commission François Galgani - Ifremer

Event date: 20/05/2011 - 09:00
Last update: 27/05/11

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