This past June, Surfrider Foundation Europe and Good Karma Projects embarked on a 10-day scientific expedition between Tarragona and the Balearic Islands, confirming that pollution by plastic pellets in the Mediterranean is general and alarming, and that solutions are necessary.
Today we publish this video to make visible the impact of pellets in the Mediterranean and raise awareness of the seriousness of the problem. At the same time, we urge the authorities to take measures to regularize the contamination by plastic pellets and end this problem of more than 40 years.
The impact of plastic pellets on the fisheries sector
The MEDPELLETS project was launched in early 2022 and we have been analysing the state, dynamics and impact of plastic pellet emissions in the Western
August full of kids’ workshops about microplastics by the Medpellets project
Throughthe project Medpellets, and in collaboration with the Salou City Council, we offer every Tuesday and Wednesday in August, from 18:00 to 19:00, at the
Science and gender: Introducing Good Karma’s team of female scientists
Marta Sugrañes, bióloga y oceanógrafa, realizando un muestreo de microplásticos The MEDPELLETS project gave us the opportunity to initiate an eight-month study about the state