World Oceans Day is celebrated on June 8 and this year’s the slogan has been “Healthy Oceans, a Healthy Planet”. This celebration has been held since 2009 and has been established by the United Nations with the main objective of raising awareness need of the need to protect the oceans.
For the third consecutive edition, a meeting on marine litter was held, coordinated by Surfrider Spain, the Official School of Biologists of Euskadi, Ekoetxea Urdaibai and the University of the Basque Country (EHU-UPV).A seminar was held in Bizkaia Aretoa (Parainfo of the University of the Basque Country) structured in six conferences.
The Life LEMA team has participated in this seminar presenting the project to the attendees. As closing session, speakers and assistants to the seminar exchanged opinions in a round table on the impact of marine litter on the oceans.