The Biodiversity law has officially been adopted on the 20th of July 2016. It is now certain - the commercialisation of products containing plastic microbeads will be forbidden by 2018 and the same goes for Q tips by 2020.
Irritation, gastroenteritis, infections, the pollution of coastal waters can have multiple consequences on humans health.
Surfrider’s core mission is to give everyone the opportunity to take action and mobilise for the protection of the coastline and the oceans.
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Becoming a Surfrider member means supporting our actions for the oceans and ensuring our independenceRead more
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Add your voice to support our demands to lobby policy-makersRead more
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Report any pollution you witness and get involved to preserve the coastlineRead more