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HEAD’s fight against plastic pollution in the Mediterranean

HEAD launched a campaign on 27 May 2018 on “Reducing the risk of plastic pollution on the environment and human health” that was endorsed by the UNEP, in cooperation and coordination with international organizations and with the participation of the “Yadina” organization for Sustainable Local Development and the Lebanese Scouts Association.

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Take the cotton buds survey!

Plastic cotton buds are found on beaches and in waterways around the world. Cotton buds largely go unnoticed because they don’t cause major blockages in the sewage systems and many pass through to end up on our beaches, where they are often hard to spot amongst the...

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Earth Overshoot Day 2017 lands on August 2

By August 2, 2017, we will have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the whole year. We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests, and emitting more carbon dioxide into the...

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Join Legabiente’s Clean Up the MED 2017 campaign

For more than 20 years, MIO-ECSDE’s NGO Member Legambiente, has been engaging and coordinating environmental organizations, educators and students, municipalities, businesses and local communities in cleanup and data collection activities towards a litter free Mediterranean.

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New study on the food footprint of Mediterranean countries

Securing food for growing populations while minimizing environmental externalities is becoming a key topic in the current sustainability debate. This is particularly true in the Mediterranean region, which is characterized by scarce natural resources and increasing...

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