Tilburg, 11 May 2015
Marine litter, in particular derelict fishing gear, is a growing environmental threat, posing risks to wildlife and humans and impacting crucial economic sectors, such as fisheries and the maritime sector. This year, the European Maritime Day will focus on the role of ports and coasts as gateways to maritime growth, addressing job creation, sustainability and competitiveness. Healthy Seas is there, organizing a workshop on innovative business models for marine litter in Europe.
European Maritime Day 2015
The European Maritime Day 2015 will take place in Piraeus, Greece, from 28 to 31 May 2015. The platform welcomes Europe’s growing maritime community joining policy makers to discuss, debate and exchange best practices. The seas and oceans, and the opportunities they offer, are at the heart of the discussions.
Marine litter is a symbol of a resource-inefficient society
Healthy Seas together with its partners, MIO-ECSDE and MEDASSET, organizes a…
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