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Surfrider calls out to cities in its fight against plastic bottles

Absolute blight, 5 to 13 millions tonnes of plastic end up in the oceans every year. Even though the European Union has just presented new measures to reduce single-used plastics, Surfrider Foundation Europe calls out European cities to act for the reduction of pollution due to plastic bottles.

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2019 European elections: let’s make the ocean’s voice heard!

Placing the oceans at the heart of the manifestos for the upcoming European elections is Surfrider Foundation Europe's new challenge through the Voice for the Ocean campaign.

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Ocean Initiatives launch weekend: a big thank you!

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!

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#TrashInvasion: a pollution campaign to encourage action!

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!

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Pauline Ado commits to oceans’ protection alongside Surfrider

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.

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Surfrider publishes its White Paper for a plastic bottle-free 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.

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Plastics strategy: Is the European Union ambitious enough?

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.

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One Planet Summit: The awakening of States about maritime transport

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!

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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.