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We presented the progress of the MEDPELLETS project at the International Marine Litter Congress, MARLICE 2022.

Jordi Oliva en la sesión MARLICE4PEOPLE de MARLICE 2022 On 18, 19 and 20 May, Seville hosted the 2nd International Forum on Marine Litter and the Circular Economy MARLICE, with the aim of developing strategies to move towards a waste-free ocean. Jordi Oliva Farriol, Co-founder and Project Manager of Good Karma Projectswas invited to this …

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192 volunteers and more than 1,930,600 plastic pellets collected at Good Karma Days

Volunteers on the beach of La Pineda on Good Karma Day

On 24 and 30 April more than 192 volunteers joined the Good Karma Day in Playa Cavallería (Menorca) and in La Pineda (Tarragona) in a citizen science action to help us carry out macrosampling of plastic pellets. Volunteers on Playa Cavallería on 24 April. Photo by Xavi Menoca. Volunteers on La Pineda (Vila-Seca) on 30 April. …

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#chasingpellets the video

video chasing pellets

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 …

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We present the progress of the study of pellets at CONAMA 2020

This week we had the pleasure of presenting during the CONAMA 2020 (National Environmental Congress) held in Madrid between May 31 and June 3, the progress of our study of contamination by pellets in Tarragona. The study was presented in block ST-46 Trash Marinas on Monday afternoon. The study that we are carrying out from …

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New report out exposes alarming impacts of plastic pellets across Europe

pellet pollution

Every year up to 10 trillion plastic pellets end up on the environment. Pellets are the raw material used to make plastic products. Plastic pellets, also known as nurdles or mermaid’s tears, are small spheres that are used as a raw material in the manufacture of almost all plastic items. Due to their small size …

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