Last weekend, from March 22nd to March 25th, the launching events of the Ocean Initiatives took place. You were many to get together all over Europe and pick up waste in your area: thank you!
For the 24th edition of the Ocean Initiatives, Surfrider Foundation Europe, in partnership with the advertising agency Young & Rubicam Paris, reveals its Trash Invasion campaign, 100% digital and ... polluting!
Pauline Ado, current ISA surf World champion, decided to get involved alongside Surfrider Foundation Europe. As the association’s ambassador, Pauline will take part in actions amongst water sport lovers, raising awareness on the urgent need to protect the ocean.
La bouteille en plastique, objet de grande consommation, est conçue pour un usage unique le temps de vider son contenu. Utilisée quotidiennement, et principalement en extérieur, la bouteille en plastique se retrouve bien souvent dans l'environnement, où elle devient un véritable prédateur.
The Plastics Strategy of the European Commission, long awaited for, many times postponed, has finally been published. It is an action plan aiming at rethinking our use of plastic, and at tackling plastic pollution, especially its impact on the marine environment. Is it up to the challenge that represents the pollution of our rivers, coastlines and ocean? Surfrider reviews the situation.
In Paris opens today the One Planet Summit. This universal event for the climate gathers around 2 000 key players: heads of state, politicians, economists and public figures. Surfrider Foundation Europe struggles since many years to point out the importance of maritime transport in the fight against climate change. Today, the international community finally takes it into account!
Real plague on our beaches, in our rivers and our oceans, the single-use plastic bottle is not a solution, even when traveling. To go from plastic bottles to reusable containers, Surfrider presents through an original tour of Europe to discover water fountains and positive initiatives to no longer get thirsty.
Surfrider Foundation Europe will be presenting and defending 3 of its commitments at the October 5 & 6 “ Our Ocean” conference organized by the European Commission in Malta. Featuring, conferences and debates about ocean protection and conservation. European and world change representatives and stakeholders will be present -Governments, NGOs, businesses, civil society- to implement immediate actions for marine protection.
The 71st session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) was held from the 3rd until the 7th of July. During these sessions, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) aims to fulfill its mission to protect the oceans, human health and reduce climate change. Surfrider is mobilizing to create a European label.