Posts Tagged ‘Plastics’

How to monitor plastics in the oceans

How to monitor plastics in the oceans
How to monitor plastics in the oceans A new set of publicly-available guidelines for monitoring plastics and microplastics in the oceans will help harmonize how scientists and others assess the scale of the marine plastic litter problem.  The Guidelines for the monitoring and assessment of plastic...
March 13th, 2019 | Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

NO to single use plastics…

NO to single use plastics…
Pupils of 1st Primary School of Alimos at HELMEPA’s exhibition “NO to single use plastics” by HELMEPA and the Embassy of Canada in Greece Raising awareness among children and adults on the need to reduce single use plastics is the aim of the joint initiative of HELMEPA and the Embassy of Canada...
November 22nd, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Emissions, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Addressing marine plastic litter from ships – action plan adopted

Addressing marine plastic litter from ships – action plan adopted
Marine litter The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has pledged to address the significant problem posed by plastics to the marine environment, with the adoption of an action plan which aims to enhance existing regulations and introduce new supporting measures to reduce marine plastic litter...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Final design of the BinForGreenSeas revealed at this year’s Maritime HR Association conference

Final design of the BinForGreenSeas revealed at this year’s Maritime HR Association conference
.. GreenSeas Trust marked a big milestone as the final design chosen for manufacture was revealed at this year’s Maritime HR Association conference, which took place in London on 24th – 25th of May. The aim of the eye-catchingly designed garbage bin is to act as a visual trigger for the senses...
May 28th, 2018 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Governments reaffirm commitment to protect marine environment

Governments reaffirm commitment to protect marine environment
38th Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Convention 1972) and 11th Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Protocol 1996), 19-23 September 2016 Governments at the recent meeting of Parties which regulate the dumping of wastes at sea have called for more action to address marine litter...
October 3rd, 2016 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Pollution | Read More